Thu, Oct 09, 2008
Follow-On Contract For Wing Components Valued At Over $14
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has awarded Curtiss-Wright
Corporation a multi-year production contract valued at over $14
million to provide leading edge flap rotary actuators and
attachment tie bars for the F-16 Fighting Falcon. The agreement is
a follow-on contract to Curtiss-Wright's existing production
contract with Lockheed Martin.
"This follow-on contract further demonstrates Lockheed Martin's
confidence in the ability of Curtiss-Wright to provide the highest
performance, most reliable and best value product for the F-16,"
said Martin R. Benante, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of
Curtiss-Wright. "We deeply value our longtime partnership with
Lockheed Martin and are proud to play such a critical role in the
domestic and international success of the F-16 program."
Curtiss-Wright has provided Lockheed Martin's F-16 program with
over 15,000 leading edge flap rotary actuators since 1991. The
leading edge flap actuators and tie bars provide both the
mechanical connections and active operation of the F-16's leading
edge flaps. The production of these components and assemblies will
take place at the Curtiss-Wright Motion Control facility located in
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Curtiss-Wright Controls is the
motion control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. With
manufacturing facilities around the world, Curtiss-Wright Controls
is a leading technology-based organization providing niche motion
control products, subsystems and services for the aerospace,
defense, naval and industrial markets.
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