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Hamilton Sundstrand joins the Boeing KC-46 Tanker Team

Boeing has selected Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation as a supplier to the Boeing KC-46 aerial refueling tanker. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

Hamilton Sundstrand will supply the KC-46's environmental control system, electric power generation system, emergency ram air turbine system, fans and engine bleed air system, engine controls and accessories, bleed air leak detection system, and the engine/auxiliary power unit fire detection and overheat detection system.

The KC-46 multi-mission tanker is based on the Boeing 767 commercial transport. Hamilton Sundstrand's hardware is identical to, or largely based on, the systems that the company supplies to the Boeing 767-400. Software modifications will be necessary in certain systems to accommodate the needs of the KC-46 and its multi-role air refueling mission.

"We are proud to join Boeing's nationwide team in support of the U.S. Air Force's advanced tanker," said Hamilton Sundstrand President Alain M. Bellemare. "As a long-term supplier to the Boeing 767 commercial airplane, Hamilton Sundstrand provides a low-risk solution for Boeing and cost-effective value for U.S. taxpayers."

Boeing will provide the Air Mobility Command an inventory of 179 KC-46 tankers. Initial flight is scheduled for 2014, with delivery of the first 18 aircraft projected to occur by 2017.

Press release issued by UTC Aerospace Systems, Air Management Systems on June 20, 2011

 

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UTC Aerospace Systems, Air Management Systems AC/DC Generators, Bleed Air Systems, Mechanical Actuators, Fuel Pumps, Fuel Tanks & Systems, Valves, Automatic Flight Control Systems, Engine Controls, Starters, Pneumatic Systems Equipment, Cooling Systems, Ice Protection/Prevention Equipment, Air Conditioning Equipment, Air Cycle Machines, Gearboxes, Fly-by-Wire Systems, Turbine Engine Starters, Flight Management Systems, Vibration Damping Materials, Fuel Inerting Systems
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