Curtiss-Wright’s EMS division announced that it has received a contract award from the Lockheed Martin Corporation for the supply of four (4) MANTIS-Extra Low Profile (ELP). The MANTIS-ELPs will be delivered to Lockheed Martin and used as the helicopter secure and traversing system in support of Lockheed Martin’s Small Combatants and Ship Systems (SCSS) Line of Business.

“We are proud to partner with Lockheed Martin to support the shipbuilding programs,” said Greg Hempfling, Senior Vice-President and General Manager, EMS Division. “This order demonstrates our capabilities and solidifies the MANTIS-ELP as an exclusive helicopter securing and traversing system on ships around the world.”

INDAL Technologies, based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, will perform the work for this contract with the first delivery scheduled for March 2023.

INDAL Technologies is a premier manufacturer of aircraft handling solutions for the world’s leading navies. The company’s various helicopter handling solutions are in-service with multiple NATO member and their global partners. INDAL is committed to providing premier aircraft handling solutions, safeguarding military assets and personnel to support mission-critical operations.

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