BAE Systems awarded MRJ engineering contract

  • 10-Feb-2010 02:42 EST

BAE Systems signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. to provide design integration and certification services in connection with the propulsion systems for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) aircraft. A team from BAE Systems’ Regional Aircraft business at Prestwick in Scotland will provide engineering expertise on a number of work packages for the aircraft including powerplant, pylon, nacelle, auxiliary power units, and fuel systems. MRJ first flight is scheduled for 2012, with entry into service planned for 2014.

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