UTC Aerospace Systems wins aftermarket contracts to support U.S. Navy V-22 program
CHARLOTTE, N.C., 17 Dec. 2012. UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), won two aftermarket contracts under the U.S. Navy’s V-22 program.
UTC Aerospace Systems won a U.S. Navy contract for Constant Frequency Generator (CFG) repairs and retrofits over a five-year period of performance. The company also won a contract award and delivery orders from the Defense Logistics Agency for upgraded V-22 CFG spares for the U.S. Air Force and spares for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps team.
UTC Aerospace Systems is the sole supplier on the CFG application for the V-22 program; its aftermarket contracts are valued at $70 million. This upgrade program is the culmination of four years of cooperative effort between NAVAIR, Boeing, Bell, NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, and UTC Aerospace Systems to enhance the reliability of the CFG and by improving the overall operational readiness of the aircraft.
The V-22 CFG includes of three of UTC Aerospace Systems' mainstay electric power products: a Constant Speed Drive, a Generator, and a Generator Control Unit, packaged into a single Line Replaceable Unit.