Meggitt to Provide Liquid Palletized Cooling Units to US Navy

The innovative liquid palletized solution will directly support the P-8A aircraft and provide essential cooling to critical mission equipment and sensors By DA Editor / 07 Jan 2021
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Meggitt PLC has been awarded a follow-on, fixed-price contract valued at $27.4 million by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for the supply of thirty two liquid palletized cooling units for the P-8A aircraft. This consolidates a solid year of defense sales for Meggitt PLC.

The contract will be supplied by Meggitt’s specialist defense division in Irvine, California, and directly supports the P-8A aircraft, with follow-on awards anticipated for future lots and spares. Meggitt provides several other thermal management products for the P-8A and other military-airborne platforms around the world.

Meggitt’s innovative liquid palletized solution provides essential cooling to critical mission equipment and sensors ensuring safe flight operation.

“As large complex airborne sensors and equipment technology advances, demand for processing power and power generation increases, cooling becomes mission critical. We are proud to supply Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, with this solution that helps to protect our servicemen and women around the world,” said Gerry Janicki, Vice President Strategy for Meggitt Defense Systems Inc.

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