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Hamilton Sundstrand's unit selected by Gulfsteam for integrated fire and overheat protection system.


Hamilton Sundstrand, a supplier of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products and a business unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE:UTX), announced on Thursday (16 October) that the company's Kidde Aerospace & Defence unit has been selected by Gulfstream and Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to supply the integrated fire and overheat protection system for the new Gulfstream G250 business jet.

The company said that the integrated fire and overheat protection system comprises of engine/Auxiliary Power Unit fire detection and extinguishing, cargo bay smoke detection, overheat detection system and integrated control unit.

The G250 system will reportedly be the first completely integrated fire and overheat protection system ever used on a business aircraft. The integrated controller will monitor and control the fire protection and overheat (bleed air leak detection) subsystems, as well as provide auxiliary aircraft functions, the company said.

Financial details were not available.

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Date:Oct 17, 2008
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