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2014-02-10 08:20:28

SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems was awarded a contract to provide the Commonwealth of Australia upgraded wheels and brakes for their C-130 aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new UTC Aerospace Systems C-130 wheels and brakes feature the latest in technology and industry-leading innovation. The carbon brakes use proprietary DURACARB® carbon heat sink material that provides eight times longer life...

2011-06-17 11:01:00

PARIS, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has successfully completed development and qualification efforts for the new carbon brake and boltless wheels for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of C-130 transport aircraft. The Air Force is currently conducting flight tests with the new equipment while Goodrich's Aircraft Wheels & Brakes business starts production to support deliveries in the fourth quarter of 2011. Goodrich's new C-130 Boltless Wheel...

2011-05-24 01:45:00

HAIFA, Israel, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at approximately $18.6 million to upgrade the Romanian Air Forces' C-130 transport aircraft. According to the agreement, the C-130 aircraft will be installed with various types of advanced electronic systems, including those produced by Elbit Systems' wholly owned subsidiary - Elisra Electronic Systems Ltd. (Logo:...

2011-05-23 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Air Force (USAF) C-130 Systems Integration Laboratory has received an initial Small Airborne Joint Tactical Radio from the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Airborne, Maritime/Fixed Station Joint Tactical Radio System team. The initial pre-engineering development model radio with initial Wideband Networking Waveform (WNW) functionality will be used to support integration and architecture validation activities for the lead AMF JTRS USAF...


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