Meggitt, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has been awarded a contract worth up to $37 million from General Dynamics Land Systems to provide the Auxiliary Cooling and Power System for the Abrams Program. This system provides both auxiliary cooling and exportable power to the Tank with the main turbine engine shut down and supports a recent award from the US Government.
Meggitt has produced over 2,480 Thermal Management Systems for the Abrams Program which provide active cooling to Abrams upgraded electronics and crew. Meggitt also supplies the heating, venting and air conditioning system for the General Dynamics Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) Program, in Canada.
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About Meggitt PLC
Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs more than 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.