Aerospace and Defense

25 October 2018

Military Helicopter Gun Systems

Boston Gear Spiral Bevel Gear Sets for Military Helicopter Gun Systems

A global weapons system OEM needed reliable gearing for a belt-fed chain gun installed on helicopter gunships used by various branches of the US military. The compact gun is designed to achieve a high volume of fire (more than 550 rounds per minute).

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27 March 2017

Military Law Enforcement Robots

Boston Gear Spiral Bevel Gear Sets for Military/Law Enforcement Robots

A leading North American robot manufacturer needed replacement gear sets for use in one of its popular robot models. The tracked vehicles are utilized by military and law enforcement personnel for explosive device disposal, reconnaissance, communications and other tactical operations.

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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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