WAYNE, Pa., Sep 14, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that its
subsidiary, Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division, has been
selected to Boeing's NewGen Tanker Team for the U.S. Air Force KC-X
program. The company will supply horizontal stabilizer and aft body
sections, wing center section, doors, skin panel fabrication,
assemblies, keelbeams, seal depressor and acoustic panels for the NewGen
In addition, Triumph companies have been selected recently to provide
landing gear and wing structures, push-pull cables, actuators, floor
panels, interiors and insulation blankets for the NewGen Tanker.
Richard C. Ill, Triumph's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said,
"We are proud to partner with Boeing on the NewGen Tanker program. The
KC-X tanker represents the highest acquisition priority for the Air
Force and it will be a privilege to be on the team that will meet the
needs of our U.S. Air Force."
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of
aerostructures, aircraft 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.
Statements in this release which are not historical facts are
forward-looking statements under the provisions of the Private
Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements
involve risks and uncertainties which could affect the company's actual
results and could cause its actual results to differ materially from
those expressed in any forward looking statements made by, or on behalf
of, the company. Further information regarding the important factors
that could cause actual results to differ from projected results can be
found in Triumph's reports filed with the SEC, including our Annual
Report on Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2010.
SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.
Triumph Group, Inc.
Sheila G. Spagnolo