It has teamed up with Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems based in Georgia to develop a kit for a cargo winch
for C-130H/E aircraft - a market estimated to be worth about pounds 9.
Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX:BZC) announced today that it has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to provide the Internal Cargo Winch System for the next generation CH-53K Heavy Lift helicopter Sikorsky is developing for the United States Marine Corps.
Building on our expertise in the cargo winch market which has been demonstrated on the Internal Cargo Handling System for the Sikorsky S-92[R] helicopter and our retrofit for the USMC on the CH-53D helicopter with a dual winch system, Breeze-Eastern will continue this success by delivering a state of the art winch system to Sikorsky and the USMC.
We are very pleased to have been selected by Airbus to provide the cargo winch
and crane for the A400M," said Robert L.
Our cargo winch
is standard equipment on the V-22 Osprey tilt rotor aircraft now in operational testing, and we are working with Boeing to develop a rescue hoist to meet the unique needs of this aircraft.
NYSE: TRW) has been awarded a contract by Agusta, an AgustaWestland Company, Cascina Costa di Samarate (VA), Italy, to supply the cargo winch
for its NH-90 helicopter.
The company provides the power generation system out of Aurora, Ohio; full authority digital engine control and fuel pump metering unit out of facilities in Birmingham, England; and the cargo winch
on the U.
1to retrofit TRW Aeronautical Systems' newly developed C-130J cargo winch.
The new C-130J cargo winch, designed and manufactured by TRW Aeronautical Systems' facility in Brea, California, is a variable speed design and provides fine speed control to 3 feet per minute when winching loads to 6,500 po hoist and winches, TRW Aeronautical Systems supplies winches to the United States Air Force's C-133, C-5A, C-5B, C-17 and C-130J aircraft.