Lockheed Martin deal expands Avcorp’s F-35 work

Delta, BC company will be making outboard wing variants.

October 16, 2015

VANCOUVER — Avcorp Industries Inc. has been awarded its first purchase contract from Lockheed Martin for its outboard wing variant (OBW) for the F-35.

Avcorp, a manufacturer of aerospace components based in Delta, BC, said the scope of the agreement will complement existing manufacturing of the F-35 Carrier Variant OBW integrated assembly. The company has been manufacturing the assemblies under a long-term contract with BAE Systems since 2011.

Production is to begin in the second quarter 2016 and first deliveries in the third quarter.
Avcorp has a plant in Delta that handles light weight metal manufacturing and assembly, and a facility in Burlington, Ont. that handles composites manufacturing and repair.

Financial details were not released.

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