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GKN Aerospace and Boeing extend military aircraft partnership

Posted 11 May 2020 · Add Comment

GKN Aerospace has announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with Boeing to solidify a continued working partnership until 2023.



Above: Boeing F/A-18.
Courtesy GKN Aerospace / Boeing

 
The agreement includes continued supply of major structural components and assemblies for F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, F-15E Strike Eagle and C-17 Globemaster III

GKN Aerospace has been a sole-source supplier for items such as external surfaces, internal structures, wing trailing and leading edges for these Boeing aircraft since 2001.

Krisstie Kondrotis, President - Defense Business, GKN Aerospace said: “This contract not only solidifies a continued partnership with Boeing, but is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our GKN Aerospace employees. 

"We will strive to meet our commitments under this agreement and align on future opportunities utilising GKN Aerospace capabilities and advanced technology improvements.”

 

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