Cobham Mission Systems has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to equip new F/A-18 combat jets with GGU-12 oxygen concentrators and CRU-99 oxygen monitors, the company announced Tuesday.
“Cobham appreciates this continued show of confidence in the performance of our oxygen life support equipment,” said Jason Apelquist, senior vice president of business development and strategy, Cobham Mission Systems. “For over four decades, we have been a recognized leader in providing safe, quality and highly reliable oxygen concentrators for the Navy.”
The GGU-12 and CRU-99 systems are part of the company’s aviation life support components. With the contract, the company will continue to advance in life support products, as well as collaborate with partners and manufacturers to support its customers.
“The F/A-18 NAVAIR fleet plays an incredibly important part of our nation’s defense force and it’s our honor to ensure the safety and security of the men and women who perform these missions by providing the most advanced and reliable life support systems available,” added Apelquist.
About Cobham Mission Systems
As the world’s leading supplier of critical control solutions, Cobham Mission Systems helps customers increase the safety and mission capabilities of personnel and equipment in extreme environments. Proven and trusted solutions include air-to-air refueling, fuel tank inerting, life support, space propulsion, weapons carriage and missile actuation that enable customers to achieve mission success.