FTG Secures Orion Spacecraft Cockpit Product Development Contract


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Firan Technology Group Corporation is pleased to announce it has been selected for the engineering, manufacturing and testing of “Cockpit Illuminated Products” as part of the NASA Orion Exploration Mission 2 (EM2) launch spacecraft. The EM2 cockpit is the final version prior to manned flight scheduled in late 2020.

FTG will be providing the EM2 cockpit products directly to a major OEM who is a subcontractor to NASA - Lockheed for the Orion project.

The engineering and production of these cockpit products will be undertaken at FTG’s US based operations. The engineering development unit portion of the work commences immediately and will be completed over a period of about 6 months. The flight portion will continue over a period of about 18 months.

“Manned space missions require the highest quality and reliability and we are honored that we have been selected to design, build, test and deliver equipment for this exciting program,” stated Brad Bourne, President and CEO, FTG Corporation.

About Orion

The Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle (Orion MPCV) is an American interplanetary spacecraft intended to carry a crew of four astronauts to destinations at or beyond low Earth orbit. Currently under final development by NASA, Orion is intended to facilitate human exploration of the moon, asteroids and of Mars and to retrieve crew or supplies from the International Space Station if needed.

About Firan Technology Group Corporation

FTG is an aerospace and defense electronics product and subsystem supplier to customers around the globe. FTG has two operating units:

FTG Circuits is a manufacturer of high technology, high reliability printed circuit boards. Our customers are leaders in the aviation, defense, and high technology industries. FTG Circuits has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Chatsworth, California and a joint venture in Tianjin, China.

FTG Aerospace manufactures illuminated cockpit panels, keyboards and sub-assemblies for original equipment manufacturers of aerospace and defense equipment. FTG Aerospace has operations in Toronto, Ontario, Chatsworth, California, Fort Worth, Texas and Tianjin, China.

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