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AMETEK Airtechnology Group Awarded Engine Cooling Fans Contract for Challenger 2

SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, UK (24 JANUARY 2022) – AMETEK Airtechnology Group Limited (AAG) has been awarded a new contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support upgrades for the Challenger 2 main battle tank and its associated platforms. AAG will supply engine cooling fans as part of the Challenger 2’s Heavy Armour Automotive Improvement Programme (HAAIP) upgrade. Production deliveries will commence in 2022.

“In what was a very competitive tender, the team has done a fantastic job demonstrating our technical pedigree and cost competitiveness to ensure we provide the most valuable solution,” said Sheraz Ahmed, Vice President and Managing Director of AAG. “We are proud to continue our relationship with the MoD and to support such key strategic programmes. The award of this contract is a testament that the UK supply chain can still provide the best value solution to our government.”

About Airtechnology Group
Headquartered in Sunbury-on-Thames to the west of London, AMETEK Airtechnology Group Limited is a business within AMETEK’s Aerospace & Defense Division. Specialising in the design, development, and manufacture of Thermal Management and Motion Control Products for a variety of industries including aerospace, defense, rail, oil and gas. AMETEK Airtechnology Group Limited offers end-to-end service, developing innovative solutions and delivering them to the global marketplace. AMETEK, Inc is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion. For any other updates, please follow our LinkedIn page.