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Meggitt wins multi-million-dollar supply contract with US jet maker

Meggitt has won a contract with Textron to install fire protection systems in two types of Cessna planes
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Cessna is one of several brands owned by Textron

Aerospace and defence engineer Meggitt PLC (LON:MGGT) has won a “multi-million dollar” supply contract with US jet and helicopter maker Textron Inc (NYSE:TXT).

Under the terms of the deal, Meggitt will install fire protection systems in two types of Cessna planes: the Denali and Skycourier.

READ: Meggitt profits down 6%, Brexit contingency adds to drop in cash flow

Meggitt will begin installing its systems in the aircraft later this year.

Chris Allen, President of Airframe Systems at Meggitt, said: "Meggitt has a longstanding relationship with Textron and we value the trust they have placed in us to deliver world-class fire protection systems."

After opening lower, Meggitt was up 0.3% to 514.4p by mid-morning trading on Tuesday.

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