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Moog to support F-35 MRO work in Australia

22nd February 2019 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team in Melbourne

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Moog Australia has been selected to support the repair, overhaul and upgrade of the F-35 aircraft components in Australia, the company announced on 20 February

The company will provide support for the F-35’s Electrohydrostatic Actuator, Leading Edge Flap Actuation System and the Wingfold Actuation System.

Moog is among seven companies, including BAE Systems Australia, Northrop Grumman Australia and General Electric Aviation, to support Australia’s Asia-Pacific regional assignment awarded by the US F-35 Joint Program Office to provide component maintenance repair and overhaul services, in the next round of assignments, for 343 out of a possible 388 components.

Bryan O’Connor, managing director, Moog Australia, said: ‘The F-35 will play a key role in Australia’s future defence strategy and Moog is proud to be supporting this endeavour in-country by providing our cutting edge technology from the US to Australia, allowing us to build sovereign capability to support the F-35 fleet. Developing this capability is part of Moog’s ongoing commitment and support to Australian defence.’  

Work will be performed at Moog’s facility in Melbourne, Australia.

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