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Astronics Corporation selected to supply exterior lighting system for the KC-390 military transport and tanker program

Astronics Corporation, a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luminescent Systems Inc., has been selected by Embraer Defense and Security as a supplier for their KC-390 Military Transport and Tanker Program.

Astronics will provide a complete exterior lighting system, including navigation, anti-collision, landing, taxi, aerial refueling and formation lights. The system will feature Astronics' LED technology to provide enhanced optical performance, high reliability and reduced power consumption. The KC-390 is expected to enter service in 2016.

Peter J. Gundermann, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Astronics has a long history as an Embraer supplier, including providing the exterior lighting system for the Phenom family of business jets. The KC-390 selection serves to both enhance that relationship and builds on our industry leading position of supplying best in class exterior lighting solutions for the military and commercial aerospace market."

Press release issued by Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc on December 19, 2012

 

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Astronics Luminescent Systems Inc Lighting Control Panels, Emergency Lighting Systems, Keyboards, Aircraft Interior Lighting Systems, Aircraft Exterior Lighting Systems, Cabin Signage & Displays, Instrument Panels
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. Airframer

 

 Related aircraft programs:
Embraer KC-390

 

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Lighting

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