Aerospace and Defense

23 February 2017

Aircraft Engine Removal and Installation Trailer

Custom Backstop/Torque Limiter Clutches for Aircraft Engine Removal/Installation Trailer

A leading aerospace ground support equipment manufacturer located in Australia required a custom set of clutches for an engine removal and installation (R&I) trailer used by F-35 strike fighter aircraft maintenance crews.

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28 January 2016

Humvee Turret Drives

Boston Gear Speed Reducers & Bevel Gear Sets for Humvee Turret Drives

Boston Gear was selected to provide a gearing solution for use on the U.S. Army’s High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HUMMWV), better known as the Humvee. Initially designed for use behind the front lines, the original version of the Humvee did not have any armor.

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16 November 2015

HEMTT Winches

Boston Gear Stainless Steel FC Series Shaft Couplings for HEMTT Winches

Boston Gear jaw couplings were selected for use on the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT). With over numerous units produced for the U.S. military and others, the truck has become a primary heavy transport platform, providing increased payload and mobility for the movement of supplies and weapons systems.

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15 June 2015

MRAP Vehicle Camera Positioning System

Boston Gear Custom Compact Speed Reducer for MRAP Vehicle Camera Positioning System

A leading defense technology contractor needed a durable gearbox for an imaging system used on U.S. military combat and tactical vehicles including Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) trucks.

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25 May 2015

Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

Boston Gear Couplings & Custom Gearing for Helicopter Rotor Drivetrain

The world’s leading manufacturer of light, inexpensive civil helicopters required reliable gearing and couplings for the belt drive on their latest model. The components are utilized on an adjustable pulley shaft that is positioned between the engine shaft pulley and the rotor shaft pulley.

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