Moog Announces Contract Award From Boeing For Weapons Bay Actuation System On F-15 Silent Eagle
14 June 2013
East Aurora, NY, USA - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) announced today that its Aircraft Group was recently awarded a contract by Boeing for the design, development and qualification of the Weapons Bay Actuation System for the F-15 Silent Eagle. The Moog system is part of the new conformal weapons bay and is used to operate multiple door surfaces and provide other actuation functions. Each system includes the main controller, electric power drives for both rotary and linear actuation, rotary mechanical drive trains (rotary geared actuators, angled gearboxes and torque tubes), and an energy management sub-system.
“Moog has been a supplier on the F-15 since its inception and we are honored to have been selected to participate as a key supplier on this upgrade program,” stated Tim Baptist, Group Vice President of Moog’s Military Aircraft sector.
The Boeing F-15 Silent Eagle was developed in response to international customer requirements for a cost-effective, high-performance fighter aircraft to defend against future threats. Using a modular design approach, the F-15SE offers unique aerodynamic, avionic and Radar Cross Section reduction features that provide the operator with maximum flexibility to dominate the ever-changing advanced threat environment. Boeing has offered the F-15SE to the Republic of Korea for their F-X III program.
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.
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