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LUCAS DEFENSE FABRICATIONS WINS PREFERRED SUPPLIER CERTIFICATION

 RESTON, Va., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lucas Defense Fabrications of Burnley, England, has been awarded a Preferred Supplier Certification by McDonnell Douglas Aerospace of St. Louis, Mo. Senior representatives of both McDonnell Douglas and the Royal Navy attended the ceremony.
 The Preferred Supplier Certification is given to companies which clearly demonstrate that they are producing quality products and services, performing to schedule and improving cost competitiveness.
 After a five-day auditing period, Lucas Defense Fabrications achieved a ranking of "excellent" in meeting the specified selection criteria. This award positions Lucas Defense Fabrications as a leading manufacturer of fabricated systems for defense and other exacting applications.
 Vice President of Harpoon, Mike Heinz, said: "Our customers expect McDonnell Douglas products to meet their exacting standards for performance, reliability and value for money. We offer world class products, and we need suppliers of Lucas' proven capabilities to achieve our goals."
 Lucas Defense Fabrications manufactures the Harpoon submarine launch capsule and certification rounds which have been sold to the Royal Navy and other navies worldwide. The sub-launched Harpoon capsule is the platform eng? the launch of the Harpoon anti-ship missile from a submarine torpedo tube. The capsule, made from more 1,900 components, carries the missile to the surface where it is jettisoned as the booster motor ignites, launching the missile to the target.
 Lucas aerospace businesses are leading suppliers of aerospace systems and equipment and operating facilities across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, as well as associated companies, joint ventures, marketing and customer support facilities around the world. The businesses are part of Lucas Industries plc, a leading international supplier of advanced technology systems, components and services to the world's aerospace, automotive and other selected markets.
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: The Preferred Supplier Certification process is based on three elements:
 1) A thorough business assessment of processes, resources and
 management structures;
 2) Implementation of statistical process controls; and
 3) Maintenance of on-time delivery and quality ratings./
 /CONTACT: Renate Myles of Lucas, 703-264-2387/


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