C-130 operators choose UTC Aerospace Systems

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has announced it has begun delivery of boltless wheels and carbon brakes to five new customers operating C-130 aircraft, the company said.

The new customers include the US Coast Guard, Polish Air Force, Chilean Air Force, Malaysian Air Force and Republic of China (Taiwan) Air Force. Taken together, the orders include a total of 55 aircraft.

UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world´s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities.

United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs.