BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 1, 2017--
Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) was selected by Korea Aerospace
Industries, Ltd. (KAI), to provide Airframe Mounted Accessory Drives
(AMAD) on the new KF-X fighter aircraft. The contract is in support of
the latest generation of the air superiority fighter, which is scheduled
to make its first flight in mid-2022 and begin low-rate initial
production in 2024. The KF-X program is slated to benefit the Republic
of Korea Air Force and the Indonesian Air Force.
“We are pleased to support the KF-X fighter program, which will replace
the aging Korean fleet of F-4s and F-5s, as well as equip the Indonesian
Air Force,” said Tom Holzthum, executive vice president of
Triumph Integrated Systems. “This win will allow Triumph to showcase the
extensive capability and experience of our Geared Solutions business.”
Triumph Integrated Systems’ Geared Solutions site in Park City, Utah,
will design and produce the AMADs, which receive and distribute engine
power to operate generators, pumps and other aircraft systems, and also
carry the main engine starter turbine. The AMADs on the KF-X fighter jet
will feature the latest innovations in the company’s aircraft accessory
gearbox product line.
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., 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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