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Curtiss-Wright awarded JSF AAM trapeze contract

written by australianaviation.com.au | April 19, 2010

Curtiss-Wright Controls has been awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin to provide structural components and related hardware for the F-35 JSF’s air-to-air missile Trapeze launch system.

The Trapeze system, being developed for the F-35’s system development and demonstration (SDD) phase, will provide the ability to launch AAMs from a rail carried on a trapeze that swings out from F-35’s weapon bay.

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