Exelis wins contract to supply A380 struts

Exelis’ new STaR (struts, tubes and rods) production line is to supply Airbus with floor beam struts for the A380.

Exelis’ new STaR (struts, tubes and rods) production line is to supply Airbus with floor beam struts for the A380.

The multimillion dollar contract is Exelis STaR’s first and will see it provide the composite struts until 2023.

Exelis will manufacture the struts at its facility in Salt Lake City and is set to begin deliveries next year.

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