ROSELAND, N.J., March 5 (UPI) -- Italian company Fincantieri has selected Curtiss-Wright Corp. to support a contract with the Turkish coast guard's search-and-rescue ship program.
Fincantieri contracted the Flow Control segment at U.S. company Curtiss-Wright to deliver four hybrid steel and aluminum telescopic hangars for the ship program.
Turkey-based RMK Marine and Fincantieri are jointly working on the search-and-rescue ship program. The joint Italian-Turkish team selected Curtiss-Wright for the company's expertise in specialized military structures.
"Curtiss-Wright is pleased to continue its work with Fincantieri and proud to be a part of a new ship program in Turkey," Martin Benante, Curtiss-Wright chairman and chief executive, said in a statement.
"The supply of these hybrid telescopic hangars demonstrates our continuing engineering expertise in providing specialized structure solutions with innovative equipment designs that deliver superior value through operational efficiency."