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Ultra wins Embraer KC-390 contracts

17th January 2012 - 15:51 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Ultra has announced that its Control business has been awarded two contracts by Embraer Defense and Security for its KC-390 military transport aircraft. The awards, announced 17 January 2012, cover a range of electronic controllers and position sensor systems on the KC-390.

The first award is for all the electronic controls and sensors for the landing gear, nose wheel steering and associated hydraulics. The second award is for all the electronic controls and sensors for the cargo door system which comprises the cargo door, ramp, ramp extension, paratrooper air deflector, stabilizer struts and associated hydraulics.

Under the contract, Ultra will design and develop all hardware and software and support the integration with other systems on the aircraft. Development and manufacture of the systems will take place in the United Kingdom at Cambridge and Greenford, West London, respectively.

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