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Hamilton Sundstrand wins multiple systems on new Russian airliner

Irkut Corp. has selected Hamilton Sundstrand to supply multiple systems for the MC-21 commercial aircraft family. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) .

Hamilton Sundstrand will develop the advanced Electric Power Generating System, secondary electrical power distribution, Auxiliary Power Unit, wing anti-ice and bleed air conditioning for the Nitrogen Generation System. In addition, Hamilton Sundstrand will jointly develop the integrated Air Management System together with its partner NPO Nauka, while Kidde Aerospace & Defense, a Hamilton Sundstrand subsidiary, has been selected to supply the fire detection and suppression system.

The award is expected to be worth approximately $2.3 billion over the life of the program.

Slated to enter service in 2016, the MC-21 is Irkut Corp.'s newest aircraft model, accommodating between 150 and 230 passengers in three basic versions.

Hamilton Sundstrand's systems deliver advanced technology which will create a more efficient aircraft. "Hamilton Sundstrand is proud to be a major supplier for Irkut Corp.'s new MC-21 commercial aircraft family," said Joe Triompo, president, Hamilton Sundstrand Aerospace Power Systems. "Our unique ability to create value by integrating multiple systems provides the MC-21 aircraft a light weight solution with low technical risk and proven reliability in service."

Press release issued by UTC Aerospace Systems, Air Management Systems on August 21, 2009


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UTC Aerospace Systems, Air Management Systems Avionics Heat Exchangers, Turbine Engine Starters, Engine Heat Exchangers, Air Conditioning Equipment
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Kidde Aerospace & Defense (UTC) Safety Equipment, Fire Fighting/Detection Systems, Ultraviolet Flame Detectors
UTC Aerospace Systems, Air Management Systems AC/DC Generators, Auxiliary Power Units, Emergency Generators, Ram Air Drives, Turbine Engine Starters
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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Irkut MC-21


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Environmental Systems
Electrical Power Systems
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