Australian composites maker takes on F-35 work, with hopesof lowering program costs
Quickstep Technologies will become Australia’s largest independent composites maker with an expansion tied to the confirmation of its role as a supplier to the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The company hopes eventually to apply its out-of-autoclave composites curing process to parts that it and U.S. partners will make for the F-35, with a view to cutting program costs. Quickstep will take over 4,200 sq. meters (45,000 sq. ft.) of manufacturing space at a plant ...
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