Log in to use our free company, program and sector update tracker feature.

Front page

Ducommun awarded contracts from Bell Helicopter for V-22 Osprey

Ducommun Incorporated (today reported that it has received contracts valued at $5.6 million from Bell Helicopter, a subsidiary of Textron, Inc., to provide electronic assemblies and wiring harnesses for the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor military aircraft through January 2015. The Company will manufacture the electronic subassemblies at its Huntsville, Ark., plant and the wiring harnesses at its Joplin, Mo., facility. Ducommun has supported the V-22 program since 2005.

“We are certainly pleased to see our relationship with Bell continue to strengthen and grow through the V-22 program,” said Anthony J. Reardon, chairman and chief executive officer. “This latest award expands our support of the program with a new electronic subassembly — which we will manufacture with the same commitment to product integrity for our customer and, most importantly, for the V-22 fighter pilots and combat troops.”

The Bell Boeing V-22 is produced under a strategic alliance between Bell Helicopter and the Boeing Company (NYSE: BA). The V-22 Osprey is a joint service, multirole combat aircraft that uses tiltrotor technology to combine the speed and range of a fixed-wing airplane with the vertical performance of a helicopter. With its nacelles and rotors in vertical position, it can take off, land, and hover like a helicopter. Once airborne, its nacelles can be rotated to transform the aircraft into a turboprop airplane capable of high-speed, high-altitude flight.

Press release issued by Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc. on March 25, 2014


 Contact details from our directory:
Ducommun LaBarge Technologies, Inc. Cable Assemblies, Linear Actuators, Rotary Actuators, Synchro Resolvers, Position/Displacement Detectors, Electric Motors, Coaxial Components, Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMD), Solid-State Switches, Control Panels, Microwave Switches, Mechanical Switches, Coaxial Switches, Avionics Racks, Electromechanical Switch Panels, Enclosures, Wire Harnesses, Aircraft Structural Components, Frequency Converters, Warning Systems/Equipment, Resins


 Related aircraft programs:
Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey


 Related directory sectors:
Non-Mechanical Components
Electrical Power Systems
Electrical Components

Enhanced listings:

Valence Surface Technologies
The leading metal processing company serving the global aerospace industry. Valence’s ten facilities offer full-service capabilities: NDT, shot peen, chemical processing, paint, and other coatings.

Reduce the time spent on current projects by using ESDU – engineering data and software that have been approved and endorsed by professional institutions.

Quintus Technologies
Quintus Technologies is a global leading provider of high pressure fluid cell presses and hydroform deep-draw presses for sheet metal forming

Samuel, Son & Co.
Looking for a quality metals supplier? Samuel can provide Aircraft Quality metals that meet Commercial and Military specifications

MW Industries, Inc
Design and manufacture springs, fasteners and related products for aerospace including: engine components, flight controls, propulsion, landing gear, interiors, avionics, and space exploration vehicles.

See our advertising tariff.


Monthly page limit exceeded. Please buy a subscription.

© Copyright of Airframer Limited, operated under licence by Stansted News Limited 2016. Terms & Conditions of reading.