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Meggitt To Supply Braking Systems for KF-X

Meggitt To Supply Braking Systems for KF-X April 25, 2018

Meggitt PLC, a component and sub-system manufacturer for the aerospace, defence and energy markets headquartered in the UK, has been selected to supply an advanced wheel and digital braking system for the Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) KF-X fighter. 

Meggitt will provide nose/main wheels, high-performance carbon brakes and brake control system for the multirole fighter jet. The Republic of Korean Air Force plans to acquire around 100 KF-X jets to replace aging F-4D/E Phantom II and F-5E/F Tiger II aircraft. The production of the aircraft is expected to begin in the mid-2020s. 

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