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Korea Aerospace Industries and Meggitt sign contract for development of an Engine Vibration Monitoring Unit

Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets, have signed a contract for the development of an Engine Vibration Monitoring Unit (EVMU).

The contract covers the development of a high temperature electronic EVMU and the delivery of prototypes for the KF-X fighter jet. It also demonstrates the trust and confidence in Meggitt’s products and services, as this is one of a number signed with KAI to supply the KF-X.

The South Korea government started the concept for an indigenous fighter in 2011 and are now developing this next generation fighter aircraft. The KF-X is a partnership with the Indonesian government, which has agreed to invest the development costs of the aircraft.

Meggitt Sensing Systems President, Chris Allen said: “This contract builds on the development work we have been undertaking with KAI on innovative technology for the KF-X. We look forward to continuing our partnership and developing and delivering state of the art prototypes”

For further information, please contact:

Sarah Taylor

Communications Manager, Meggitt PLC

Tel: +44 (0) 7395 755 748

Email: press.office@meggitt.com

About Meggitt PLC

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, this international group operates in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for its specialised extreme environment engineering, Meggitt is a world leader in aerospace, defence and energy. Meggitt employs more than 11,000 people at over 40 manufacturing facilities and regional offices worldwide.