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Hamilton Sundstrand awarded USD2.3bn multiple system order by Russian airliner.

AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Supplier of technologically advanced aerospace and industrial products Hamilton Sundstrand has been selected by Irkut Corp, a Russian airline operator, to supply multiple systems for the MC-21 commercial aircraft family, the company announced on Thursday.

The award is expected to be worth approximately USD2.3bn over the life of the programme.

Under the contract Hamilton Sundstrand will develop the advanced Electric Power Generating System, secondary electrical power distribution, Auxiliary Power Unit, wing anti-ice and bleed air conditioning for the Nitrogen Generation System.

In addition, the company will jointly develop the integrated Air Management System together with its partner NPO Nauka. Kidde Aerospace & Defense, a Hamilton Sundstrand subsidiary, has been selected to supply the fire detection and suppression system.

The MC-21 is slated to enter service in 2016.

Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX).

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