CORONA, CA -- CIRCOR Aerospace Inc., a CIRCOR International company (NYSE: CIR), has been selected by the U.S. Air Force to supply Nose Wheel Steering Actuator spares for the T-38 Talon trainer aircraft with an approximate contract value of $1.5M. The contract will be administered by the T-38 program office at Hill Air Force Base. This critical landing gear component, based upon CIRCOR’s proprietary design, will be manufactured at the CIRCOR Aerospace facility in Corona, California. Production and testing of first units will commence in early 2011.
“The CIRCOR Aerospace team is proud to be a key partner to the U.S. Air Force on the T-38, F-5 and F-16 and are looking to expand our offerings for nose wheel steering actuation to other military and commercial platforms,” said Michael Dill, CIRCOR Aerospace Vice President of Business Development and Strategy.
About CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group
The CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control, actuation, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CIRCOR Aerospace provides a full range of fluid controls and electro-mechanical controls, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems. CIRCOR Aerospace has business units located in California, Ohio, New York, Paris, Chemille and Pau, France, Tangier, Morocco and Suzhou, China.
CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group is headquartered in Corona, California.
Jackie Osborne, CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc.
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