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Héroux-Devtek awarded development contract for european NGWS FCAS engine equipment phase 1B
Friday, 3 November 2023

Héroux-Devtek Inc. ("Héroux-Devtek" or the "Corporation"), a leading international manufacturer of aerospace products and the world's third-largest landing gear manufacturer, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by world leading aero engine manufacturer ITP Aero. This agreement entails the definition, manufacture, and validation of a nozzle actuator technological demonstrator for the Next Generation Fighter Engine, which will power the Next Generation Weapon System/Future Combat Aircraft System (NGWS/FCAS). The contract, to be executed by Héroux-Devtek's Spanish subsidiary COMPAÑÍA ESPAÑOLA DE SISTEMAS AERONÁUTICOS, S.A.U. (CESA), spans a 27-month duration and encompasses activities such as trade-offs, pioneering new technologies for a nozzle actuator, and the production of several demonstrator components, including both partial and complete assemblies for testing on an engine test bench.

"We are proud to have been chosen by ITP Aero to spearhead the development of these cutting-edge technologies. This contract represents a significant milestone for Héroux-Devtek in Spain as it confirms our onboarding to the FCAS program. It also stands as a testament to the enduring, successful partnership between CESA and ITP Aero, which has thrived since our collaboration on the EJ200 for the Eurofighter program. The FCAS Phase 1B project is not just a contract, it's an opportunity to push the boundaries of aerospace technology and contribute to the future of aviation. Our Spanish subsidiary is eager to define the requirements and develop the advanced technologies needed to create this revolutionary aircraft," said Martin Brassard, President and CEO of Héroux-Devtek.

Furthermore, this contract underscores a resounding recognition of Héroux-Devtek's expertise in actuators. The end customers for this program are the Ministries of Defence of France, Spain, and Germany, positioning this collaboration as a cornerstone for the future of European Defence capabilities.

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Héroux-Devtek Inc. Aircraft Landing Gear, Fatigue Testing, Hydraulic Actuators, Torque Tube Drives, Aircraft Structural Components, Linear Actuators, Rotary Actuators, Wings, Fuselage Sections, Helicopter Landing Gear, Avionics Racks, Mechanical Actuators
ITP Aero (Industria de Turbo Propulsores) Brazing, Thrust Reversers, Discs & Diaphragms, Fans, Engine Parts, Engine Nozzles, Exhaust Systems, Engine Housings, Compressors
CESA / Heroux Devtek Spain Accumulators, Mechanical Actuators, Reservoirs, Valves, Fuel Pumps, Solenoid Valves, Aircraft Landing Gear, Gearboxes, Hydraulic Actuators, Fuel Tanks & Systems, Hydraulic Pumps, Pneumatic Systems Equipment, Electromechanical Actuators, Hydraulic System Valves
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