By Olivia Bugault


Safran SA said Thursday that its subsidiary Safran Landing Systems has reached a deal with U.S. aerospace manufacturer Bell Textron Inc. to provide the landing-gear system for its V-280 Valor aircraft.

"Based on the agreement, Safran Landing Systems will develop and manufacture a fully integrated Landing gear system consisting of the main landing gear, tail landing gear, wheels and brakes, extension/retraction system, steering system, brake control system and indication sensors," the French aerospace-and-defense company said.

Bell Textron s V-280 Valor is a tilt-rotor aircraft proposed for the U.S. Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft program, it said.

Financial details of the deal weren't disclosed.


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