BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2018--
Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced today that its Integrated
Systems business has been selected by Huntington Ingalls Industries to
supply remote valve actuation (RMVA) systems as part of the scheduled
overhaul of the USS George Washington (CVN73) nuclear powered aircraft
carrier. Under terms of the agreement, Triumph’s Mechanical Solutions
facility in Shelbyville, Indiana will produce 165 RMVAs for the carrier.
RMVA systems provide mechanical backup push/pull control, which allows
for remote opening and closing of critical valves throughout the ship.
Valued for their high level of reliability, even in harsh environments,
the Triumph RMVAs have a low cost of ownership and unique adaptability,
making the system ideal for rapid configurations and installations
“This win highlights our diversity of products and the versatility of
the systems we manufacture,” said Tom Holzthum, executive vice president
of Triumph Integrated Systems. “We are pleased to work with Huntington
Ingalls to provide these critical systems for the USS George Washington.”
Triumph Integrated Systems has supplied RMVAs for both initial
construction as well as provided replacement systems on overhauled
carriers. The USS George Washington is one of ten Nimitz-class carriers
in service in the U.S. Navy. Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News
Shipbuilding division has specified the RMVA systems for use on many of
the Nimitz and Gerald R. Ford-class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of
aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies and systems.
The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry,
including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional,
business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as
commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.
More information about Triumph can be found on the company’s website at http://www.triumphgroup.com.
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