Military

Ducommun Wins V-22 Assembly Deal

By Staff Writer | March 1, 2010

Heavylift, Utility

Bell Helicopter has issued a contract for Ducommun AeroStructures (DAS) to provide titanium longeron assemblies for the MV-22 tiltrotor. Developed in partnership with Boeing Rotorcraft Systems, the V-22 Osprey can function in both VTOL and STOL modes. A subsidiary of Carson, Calif.-based Ducommun Inc., DAS will assemble the left and right longerons at its facility in Coxsackie, N.Y. (From March 2010 Rotorcraft Report)

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