July 18, 2018 (by Stéphane Arsenault) - Héroux-Devtek Inc., a leading international manufacturer of aerospace products, today announced that it has been awarded a five-year contract by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company to manufacture the landing gear for the C-130J Super Hercules.
Under the terms of the agreement, Héroux-Devtek will manufacture and assemble the landing gear for Lockheed Martin's global production of the C-130J aircraft and provide spare parts over a five-year period beginning in January 2020.
“Héroux-Devtek is proud to support Lockheed Martin by further contributing to the longest continuous military production program in history,” said Gilles Labbé, President and CEO of Héroux-Devtek.
“We have been actively involved in this highly successful program for more than 30 years, which allowed us to showcase our expertise as a reliable manufacturer of C-130J landing gear and be recognized for our solid performance, high-quality products and on-time deliveries. This contract renewal is once again a testament to our leadership in the military landing gear market.”