Elbit Systems to Supply Large Main Deck Cargo Doors for Boeing 777 Freighter

Civil Aviation

Haifa, Israel – Elbit Systems Ltd. announced January 23 that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems-Cyclone Ltd., was awarded a contract for the supply of aero-structure assemblies to Boeing.

The contract includes production and supply of the largest Main Deck Cargo Door (MDCD) for the Boeing 777 Freighter and 777-8 Freighter.

Cyclone Ltd offers a broad range of aerospace capabilities, including the design and production of composite structural assemblies as well as services such as maintenance, installations, upgrades, and integration of products to clients around the globe.

Elbit Systems is one of the world’s major supplies of aircraft doors and provides innovative and high-standard solutions.

Yoram Shmuely, General Manager of Elbit Systems Aerospace said: “We are proud to be a tier one supplier for Boeing’s 777 Freighter. This selection attests to our past performance and the importance of being a part of Boeing’s Premier Bidder program. Our commercial aviation business units offer customers an extensive portfolio of products and solutions, for both the platform and the pilots and should benefit from the increased demand for cargo planes due to the growing use of e-commerce, especially following the COVID pandemic.”

Elbit Systems Ltd. is engaged in a wide range of defence, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. It operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios, cyber-based systems and munitions.

ELBIT Systems also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defence, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.