23 May 2003
23 May 2003
General Dynamics' Armament and Technical Products has received the first $13.9 million increment of a new multi-year contract from the Boeing Company for the production of 15 ship-sets of composite structures and radomes for the C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft.
The contract extends through 2007 and has a total projected value of more than $57 million. Armament and Technical Products manufactures 46 components and assemblies for the C-17 at its Marion, Va., facility, including forward and aft radomes, winglets, landing doors and edge flaps.
Scigrip has expanded its agreement with Biesterfeld Spezialchemie to include France and the French territories in Northern Africa, with immediate effect.
Following its strategy to address composites end-use industries specifically, JEC Group is organising The Future of Composites in Transportation, a two-day event taking place on 27-28 June in Chicago.
Dilutec has launched the Colorgel FR LE gel-coat, which complies with the UL 94 (V-0) plastics flammability standard and is characterised by the low emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs).