CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to continue to provide landing gear in support of the United States Air Force fleet of the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, as well as continued new production support of the AH-64E Apache helicopter. The C-17 spares program encompasses two years of demand, and support for the AH-64E includes all awarded contracts through 2018. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
"We are pleased to have been selected by Boeing to support worldwide C-17 Globemaster III sustainment requirements, and to have been selected as the future supplier of all AH-64 Apache landing gear requirements," said Jim Wharton, president, Landing Systems. "We look forward to the continued relationship with Boeing on these two military platforms."
UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries. UTC Aerospace Systems supports a global customer base, with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. Follow the company on Twitter: @utcaerosystems
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. To learn more about UTC, visit the website at www.utc.com or follow the company on Twitter: @UTC.
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