$222M Army contract scored by Parker Aerospace
17 Aug 2023
Irvine-based Parker Aerospace, one of Orange County's largest aerospace companies, has secured a significant $222 million contract for U.S. Army support work on UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters, which is expected to boost local employment. This substantial five-year contract involves overhauling and upgrading hydraulic pumps and flight control systems for the helicopters. Parker Aerospace's involvement extends to supply chain, engineering, and field service support at Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas, with plans to hire individuals in Irvine, Michigan, and Texas. The company's strategic role in critical military systems aligns with its recent acquisition of U.K.-based aerospace firm Meggitt PLC, reinforcing its position as a key player in the local aerospace sector.
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