PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW - Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected by Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) to work on the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL) Integrated Vehicle Energy Technology program (INVENT).
Goodrich's Actuation Systems business will design, develop and test an integrated suite of advanced actuators featuring technologies focused on improving energy, power, and thermal management. These new technologies will target the next generation of tactical fighters and air mobility transport systems.
The Goodrich team based in Wolverhampton, UK is supporting the high performance electric actuation system (HPEAS) integrated product team within the INVENT program.
Mike Gardiner, president of Goodrich's Actuation Systems stated, "We are delighted to bring Goodrich's expertise and experience in developing advanced, reliable, power-optimized actuation systems to this significant program with Boeing and the U.S. Air Force. We are honored to be selected and look forward to this and to future collaboration on the next generation of military aircraft."
Goodrich Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. With one of the most strategically diversified portfolios of products in the industry, Goodrich serves a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and service facilities. For more information visit http://www.goodrich.com/.
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