BERWYN, Pa., 10 June 2013. Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division, a Triumph Group Inc. (NYSE:TGI) subsidiary, won a contract worth roughly $1.7 billion over its lifetime to design and build the center fuselage section III, rear fuselage section, and various tail section components (rudder and elevator) for Embraer’s second-generation E-Jet family.
The program, planned to enter service in 2018, is expected to launch later this year. Spending in FY 2014 will be approximately $25 million.
Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division designs, tests and manufactures aerostructures for commercial, military and business jet aircraft. Products include fuselage sections, wings, empennages, nacelle structures and helicopter cabins.
Triumph Group, Inc. in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems. The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business, and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.