CORONA, CA – September 25, 2008 -- CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. is pleased to be a supplier of the engine start manifolds for the first Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) designed and developed by the Lockheed Martin/Marinette Marine LCS team for the United States Navy. CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc.; under the Circle Seal Controls brand, provides four independent high pressure manifold assemblies powering critical pneumatic systems on the latest addition to the US fleet. These manifolds control the ship propulsion turbine start system and consist of numerous relief valves and pneumatic flow controls used throughout the ship to meet complex mission requirements.
Leslie Controls, a product line within the CIRCOR International (NYSE: CIR) Thermal Fluid Controls group located in Tampa, Florida, also supports the LCS program by supplying a fuel oil pressure control valve for the gas turbine engines.
“CIRCOR Aerospace is proud to be a consistent and reliable supplier of systems and component controls on the LCS and other naval programs and we send out our congratulations to the LCS Team,” noted Christopher Celtruda, Group Vice President of CIRCOR Aerospace Products.
The USS Freedom was delivered to the U.S. Navy on September 18, 2008 will be commissioned by the US Navy ion Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 8, 2008 at an event co-sponsored by CIRCOR.
CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. (CAI) and the Circle Seal Controls product family are part of the CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group, which is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control systems and actuation control systems, and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CAI provides a full range of check, relief and electro-mechanically actuated valves, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and has a long history of providing solutions for US Navy combatants.
- Contact Jackie Osborne at O# 951-270-6221 / M# 951-310-2544 to schedule interviews or photo opportunities.
- Visit www.circoraerospace.com; www.lesliecontrols.com
About CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc.
CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc. (CAI) is a CIRCOR Aerospace Products Group company located in Corona, California, and is focused on the design, development, and manufacture of specialty fluidic control systems and aircraft landing gear systems for demanding aerospace and defense applications. CAI provides a full range of check, relief and electro-mechanically actuated valves, actuation systems, manifold assemblies, and complete landing gear systems.
CIRCOR International is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts and the CIRCOR Aerospace Products group is headquartered in Corona, California.
Jackie Osborne, CIRCOR Aerospace, Inc.
Mobile: +1 (951) 310-2544
Office: +1 (951) 270-6221
Fax: +1 (951) 270-6201