Under the agreement, Goodrich will design and manufacture a new, fully integrated, fly-by wire, primary flight control system with state-of-the-art electro-hydrostatic actuators, electro-backup hydrostatic actuators, actuator electronics and electrical controls.
"This agreement represents a great opportunity to apply Goodrich's innovative technology and to significantly broaden the relationship with Embraer," said Mike Gardiner, president of Goodrich's Actuation Systems business.
Goodrich said it will develop and deliver the system through the efforts of its Actuation Systems business, Engine Control and Electrical Power Systems business and the Goodrich Electronic Systems Center.
Embraer's KC-390 aircraft will be capable of operating from short and semi-prepared runways in challenging environments worldwide. In addition to troop and cargo transportation its mission capability also includes in-flight refueling, search-and-rescue and medical evacuation.
The monetary value and other details of the contract weren't disclosed.
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