BERWYN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 9, 2017--
Triumph Group, Inc.(NYSE: TGI) congratulates MD Helicopters,
Inc. (MDHI) on the recent contract awards from the U.S. Army for their
Armed MD 530 Scout Attack Helicopters. MDHI was awarded a five-year
indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Army
to provide up to 150 armed MD 530 aircraft to U.S. and Partner Nation
Aviation Forces in support of foreign military sales (FMS)
opportunities. Additionally, MDHI received an initial delivery order
under the IDIQ contract for 30 new MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters
for the Afghan Air Force.
In support of these awards, Triumph’s Integrated Systems – Geared
Solutions in Macomb, Michigan, will extend deliveries of the main rotor
gearbox and tail rotor gearbox through 2022 for current and future
delivery orders. The Macomb site has supplied gearboxes and other
ancillary parts for the MD 530F (369FF Type Certified) aircraft since
“We are pleased to advance our relationship with MD Helicopters as they
work with the U.S. Army to deliver these attack helicopters to our
troops and our allies in the global fight against terrorism,” said Tom
Holzthum, executive vice president of Triumph Integrated Systems. “In
the extreme Afghan conditions, the MD 530F Cayuse Warrior has proven its
strong performance capability, and we are proud to supply gearboxes and
other critical parts and systems for the aircraft.”
Triumph Integrated Systems – Geared Solutions is a leading supplier of
aerospace transmissions, gearboxes and complex gears, shafts and housing
assemblies. They supply a wide variety of design, manufacturing,
assembly, testing and aftermarket support for systems used in fixed wing
and rotary aircraft for civilian and military applications.
Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pennsylvania, designs,
engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of
aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies and systems.
The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry,
including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional,
business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as
commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.
More information about Triumph can be found on the company’s website at http://www.triumphgroup.com.
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