Triumph Group Selected to Boeing NewGen Tanker Team(Wayne, Pa., September 14, 2010) -- Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that its subsidiary, Triumph Aerostructures-Vought Aircraft Division, has been selected to Boeing's NewGen Tanker Team for the U.S. Air Force KC-X program. The company will supply horizontal stabilizer and aft body sections, wing center section, doors, skin panel fabrication, assemblies, keelbeams, seal depressor and acoustic panels for the NewGen Tanker platform.
In addition, Triumph companies have been selected recently to provide landing gear and wing structures, push-pull cables, actuators, floor panels, interiors and insulation blankets for the NewGen Tanker.
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Richard C. Ill, Triumph's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, "We are proud to partner with Boeing on the NewGen Tanker program. The KC-X tanker represents the highest acquisition priority for the Air Force and it will be a privilege to be on the team that will meet the needs of our U.S. Air Force."
Source : Triumph Group Inc.