Crane Selected to Provide Upgraded Antiskid Brake Control System for the U.S. Air Force B-52H Fleet
Crane Aerospace & Electronics, a segment of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), has been awarded a contract from Tinker Air Force Base to provide an improved Antiskid Brake Control System for the U.S. Air Force fleet of B-52H Stratofortress aircraft. The award is part of the Air Force B-52 System Improvements, a comprehensive project to ensure B-52 viability to perform current and future wartime missions. The Antiskid Brake Control Upgrade program is intended to improve brake reliability and performance across the entire B-52H fleet. The Air Force currently operates 76 of these long-range bombers.
Crane’s B-52H Antiskid Brake Control system helps prevent aircraft skidding during landings and taxi operations, reducing tire wear and decreasing life cycle costs. The new system also enables rapid and timely fault isolation and facilitates streamlined maintenance actions.
We are extremely proud to provide enhanced brake controls for the U.S. Air Force B-52H fleet. The Air Force’s selection of Crane to provide the latest brake control for the B52 is a testament to our world leading technology.
Crane Aerospace & Electronics delivers proven systems, reliable components and flexible power solutions that excel in tough environments, from engines and landing gear to satellites, missiles and electronic countermeasure devices. Products and services are organized into six integrated solutions for aerospace and defense applications, including Sensing Components & Systems, Fluid Management, Power Components & Subsystems, Landing Gear Systems, Cabin Systems, and Microwave Components & Integrated Systems. For more information, visit www.craneae.com.
About Crane Co.
Crane Co. (NYSE: CR) is a diversified manufacturer of highly engineered industrial products. Founded in 1855, Crane employs more than 11,000 people at over 150 locations in 26 countries. For more information, visit www.craneco.com.