General Dynamics to produce composite C-17 components

  • 09-Apr-2010 05:53 EDT
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Among the components General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products provides for the C-17 Globemaster III is the composite aft radome.

The Boeing Co. awarded General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a contract valued at approximately $20 million for the production of composite components for the C-17 Globemaster III advanced airlifter. Deliveries are expected to begin in February 2011 and be completed by April 2012. Production and program management will be performed at General Dynamics' advanced materials facility in Marion, VA. Components supplied include winglets, main and nose landing gear doors, flap leading and trailing edge panels, and forward and aft radomes.

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