Morgantown, WV, March 28, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- FCX Systems, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of solid-state frequency converters and ground power support (GSE), is a prime contractor for the supply of mobile ground power units which are part of the largest foreign arms sale in U.S. history. FCX is headquartered in Morgantown, W.Va.
FCX won the bid to manufacture 110 custom ground power units for the fighter aircraft being provided from a major domestic original equipment manufacturer. The ground power units, scheduled for delivery through 2018, provide both 400Hz and 28 VDC ground power to the fighter aircraft, which will be operated by a Middle Eastern ally.
“The unique specifications of the contract fit well with FCX Systems’ capabilities,” said Craig Walker, President and Chief Executive Officer for FCX Systems, Inc. “Our knowledge of the industry was integral in meeting the stringent electrical performance and RFI/EMI emissions requirements of the contract.”
FCX designs and manufactures solid-state frequency converters and ground power support for aviation, commercial, military and shore industries around the world. The company was founded in 1987. Two of those co-founders remain with FCX today - Matt Howell, Senior Vice President for Production & Project Engineering and Allen Wright, Senior Vice President for R&D and Engineering. Today, FCX employs 60 personnel and has placed units throughout the U.S. and in more than 70 countries on all seven continents.
For additional information on FCX Systems, Inc. please visit www.fcxinc.com.