Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, has secured an $8million fixed-price contract with the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for the delivery of liquid palletized cooling units for the P-8A aircraft.
The contract will be supplied by Meggitt’s specialist defence division in Irvine, California, and directly supports Lot 8 production of the P-8A aircraft, further production releases are anticipated. Meggitt’s innovative liquid palletised solution provides essential cooling to mission critical equipment and sensors, ensuring safe flight operation. This is just one of many thermal management products Meggitt supplies to the P-8A and other military aircraft.
“As large complex airborne sensors and equipment technology advances, demand for processing power and power generation increases. Effective cooling has become more critical than ever. We are proud to be selected to supply Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, with this lifesaving solution designed to protect defence crews around the World,” said Gerry Janicki, Vice President Strategy for Meggitt Defense Systems Inc.
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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 12,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.