Breeze-Eastern Corp. (AMEX: BZC), the aerospace industry’s only dedicated hoist and winch manufacturer, has received a $7 million order from the U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapons Support Unit to repair a range of cargo hooks and hoists for CH-53 helicopters.
“Our team recognizes the importance of supporting this vital equipment with timely repairs, and we value our ongoing relationship with the U.S. Navy,” said Brad Pedersen, President and CEO. The order runs through November 2013, and work will be completed at the Breeze-Eastern facility in Whippany, N.J.
Breeze-Eastern Corporation designs and manufactures high-performance lifting and pulling devices for helicopters, military cargo aircraft, and other aerospace/defense platforms, including rescue hoists, winches and cargo hooks, and weapons-lifting systems.