Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, announces that Meggitt Defence Systems, Irvine, California, has received a $57.3 million contract to provide heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems from General Dynamics Land Systems – Canada (GDLS-C)
The MDSI HVAC will provide cooling and heating to driver and crew. The size, weight and power-optimised HVAC system leverages Meggitt’s leading capability in mission-critical, supplemental vapour cycle systems for ground combat and military aircraft platforms—Meggitt has supplied thermal management systems to General Dynamics Land Systems for over a decade including over 2,100 similar systems for the M1A2 SEP version of the Abrams main battle tank.
For further information please contact:
Richard Cashin, Investor Relations – Tel: 01202 597597
Fiona Greig, Corporate Communications
Gerry Janicki, Senior Director Business Development +1 949 465 7700
Charles Ryland, Jeremy Garcia and Louise Mason – Tel: 0207 466 5000
About Meggitt Defense Systems
Meggitt Defense Systems Inc, a subsidiary of Meggitt PLC, specializes in the design, development and production of ammunition handling systems, radar and digital processing systems, and environmental control systems. Meggitt Defense Systems products are in use on virtually all US military training ranges and on many of the world’s leading military platforms, including the Abrams main battle tank, the Stryker Mobile Gun System, the F-16 Falcon, the F/A-18 Hornet, the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, the AH-64D Apache Attack Helicopter, the AH-1 Cobra Helicopter and many others. www.MeggittDefense.com
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Meggitt PLC is an international group operating in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialized extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs just over 10,500 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.