Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has secured an $8 million fixed-price contract with the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for the delivery of nine liquid palletized cooling units for the P-8A aircraft.
The contract will be supplied by Meggitt’s specialist defence division in Irvine, California, and directly supports Lot 8 production of the P-8A aircraft, with follow-on awards anticipated for future production lots. Meggitt provides several other thermal management products for the P-8A and other military-airborne platforms.
Meggitt’s innovative liquid palletized solution provides essential cooling to critical mission equipment and sensors ensuring safe flight operation. “As large complex airborne sensors and equipment technology advances, demand for processing power and power generation increases, cooling becomes mission critical. We are proud to be selected to supply Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, with this solution that help protect our war fighters and allies around the world,” said Gerry Janicki, Vice President Strategy for Meggitt Defense Systems Inc.
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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, environmental control systems and thermal management components including fans, pumps and compressors. 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 F-35, the Stryker Mobile Gun System, the F-22, the F-16 Falcon, the F/ A-18 Hornet, the P-8 Poseidon, the V-22, the AC-130 Spectre Gunship, the C-17, and AH-64D Apache.
About Meggitt PLC
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs more than 12,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.