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Elbit Systems to supply large main deck cargo doors for Boeing 777 Freighter
Elbit Systems Ltd. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems-Cyclone LTD., was awarded a contract for the supply of aero-structure assemblies to The Boeing Company.
The contract includes production and supply of the largest Main Deck Cargo Door (MDCD) for the Boeing 777 Freighter and 777-8 Freighter.
Cyclone Ltd offers a broad range of aerospace capabilities, including the design and production of composite structural assemblies as well as services such as maintenance, installations, upgrades, and integration of products to clients around the globe. Elbit Systems is one of the world's major supplies of aircraft doors and provides innovative and high-standard solutions.
Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems Aerospace said: “We are proud to be a tier one supplier for Boeing's 777 Freighter. This selection attests to our past performance and the importance of being a part of Boeing's Premier Bidder program. Our commercial aviation business units offer customers an extensive portfolio of products and solutions, for both the platform and the pilots and should benefit from the increased demand for cargo planes due to the growing use of e-commerce, especially following the COVID pandemic.”