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Goodrich selected for Boeing BDS INVENT programme

23rd June 2011 - 10:00 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Goodrich Corporation has been selected by Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) to work on the US Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Integrated Vehicle Energy Technology programme (INVENT).

Goodrich's Actuation Systems business will design, develop and test an integrated suite of advanced actuators featuring technologies focused on improving energy, power, and thermal management. These new technologies will target the next generation of tactical fighters and air mobility transport systems.

The Goodrich team based in Wolverhampton, UK is supporting the high performance electric actuation system (HPEAS) integrated product team within the INVENT programme.

Mike Gardiner, president of Goodrich's Actuation Systems stated, "We are delighted to bring Goodrich's expertise and experience in developing advanced, reliable, power-optimized actuation systems to this significant program with Boeing and the US Air Force. We are honored to be selected and look forward to this and to future collaboration on the next generation of military aircraft."

Source: Goodrich Corporation


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