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Thermal Management Systems

Thermal Management Systems/Aerospace Pumps/Aerospace Fans

Thermal Management Systems

Meggitt Defense Systems specializes in thermal management systems for extreme environments. Our aerospace fans and aerospace pumps can be found on military and commercial platforms worldwide. We are a true innovator in the development of thermal management systems for ISR/C4I/EW platforms. From 200w to 150kw, our ramair/vapor cycle thermal management systems can be used on large transports like the P-8, C-130 and business jets, high performance aircraft, helicopters and UAV’s/UGV’s. We provide a complete thermal management solution including sensor cooling, electronic cooling, air handling units and controls.
Meggitt Defense Systems has been a leader in supplemental Thermal Management Systems for over fifty years. We have delivered thousands of SWaP optimized Thermal Management Systems and supplemental Vapor Cycle Systems operating on some of the most advanced military platforms around the world.

In the extreme heat of battle, mission critical electronics draw maximum power and generate significant heat. Network centric warfare and future force protection will continue to exponentially increase the power and functional density of these electronics. Due to these increases, additional heat will be generated on both current and future platforms making thermal management a mission critical system for all manned and unmanned combat and support platforms and systems.
The deployment of affordable, rugged, thermal management systems for military platform electronics, electronics upgrades, and the warfighter, could be the quintessential force multiplier that determines victory.

Aerospace Pumps

Meggitt Defense Systems has many years’ experience producing high-performance aerospace pumps. Our design process considers all aspects of the application before forming an integrated solution resulting in maximum flow and pressure increase for a given volume and weight.

We have a wide variety of lubrication and cooling pumps on aerospace, land, and sea applications. Our aerospace pumps have been produced in a wide variety of configurations, ranging from gerotors to centrifugal pumps with various drives. Drive methods include the use of AC induction, brushless DC,  and direct shaft drive.

Meggitt aerospace pumps are found on many platforms, such as the Apache AH-64, Osprey V-22, Eagle F-15, and LCAC. Meggitt is developing pumps for various Future Combat Systems (FCS) vehicles for aerospace, land, and sea applications.

Aerospace Fans

Meggitt Defense Systems mechanical, electrical & hydraulic drive aerospace fans may be found on the majority of US armored combat vehicles, helicopters, and a number of ground based weapon systems. Our aerospace fans are designed for minimum weight, high performance, and maximum efficiency.  We design and produce vaneaxial, mixed flow, and centrifugal fans that operate from -65°F – +220°F,  at speed between 3,600 – 24,000 RPM, with flows ranging from 50 – 23,000 CFM, with pressure rises from 2’’ – 35” WG.  Our aerospace fans come complete with properly sized integrated AC/DC motors for 115/200 VAC, 60 Hz and 28, 270 and 600 VDC.  Our aerospace fans can also be sized and linked up to independent AC/DC motors, hydraulic motors, and to direct gearboxes and engine PTO’s.


Thermal Management Systems – Contact: Gerry Janicki
Vice President Thermal Management Systems
email: gerry.janicki@meggitt.com
+1 949.465.7700

Aerospace Fans & Aerospace Pumps – Contact:  Ziad Melhem
email: ziad.melhem@meggitt.com
+1 949.465.7749