Leonardo to manufacture T-100 in the US

Mar 16, 2017 160

BY: LEIGH GIANGRECO

The Italian company will announce the location of the manufacturing facility soon, DRS chief executive Bill Lynn told FlightGlobal in a 9 March interview. The T-100 will maintain the M-346’s two Honeywell F124 engines, which are manufactured in Arizona, and its CAE simulators will be built in Florida.

DRS will represent the American face of Leonardo, which did not select a separate US partner when it re-entered the competition. Boeing has teamed with the Sweden-based Saab, while Lockheed is partnering with Korea Aerospace Industries.

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SOURCE: https://www.flightglobal.com

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