Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and selected energy markets, has been awarded a follow-on, fixed-price contract valued at $27.4 million by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for the supply of thirty two liquid palletized cooling units for the P-8A aircraft. This consolidates a solid year of defence sales for Meggitt PLC.
The contract will be supplied by Meggitt’s specialist defence division in Irvine, California, and directly supports the P-8A aircraft, with follow-on awards anticipated for future lots and spares. Meggitt provides several other thermal management products for the P-8A and other military-airborne platforms around the world.
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 supply Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, with this solution that helps to protect our servicemen and women around the world,’ said Gerry Janicki, Vice President Strategy for Meggitt Defense Systems Inc.