Curtiss-Wright to supply helicopter handling system in Japan

  • 29-Apr-2009 08:28 EDT
Curtiss-Wright Corp. received a Japan Ministry of Defense contract, through Mitsubishi Corp., for the supply of a Recovery Assist, Secure, and Traverse (RAST) Mark VI helicopter handling system to be integrated onboard the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force 20DD destroyer platform. Curtiss-Wright's Flow Control facility in Mississauga, Canada, will perform work for this contract, with delivery to the Japan Ministry of Defense scheduled for late 2010. The 20DD RAST Mark VI is a hybrid system that builds on the RAST system and incorporates selected features and capabilities from the more advanced Aircraft Ship Integrated Secure and Traverse system.
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