LaBarge to produce printed circuit boards for F-35 joint strike fighter flight control system

ST. LOUIS, 30 Nov. 2010. 2010 Military aircraft flight control electronics designers at the Moog Inc. Aircraft Group in East Aurora, N.Y., needed printed circuit card assemblies for flight-control systems in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. They found their solution from LaBarge Inc. in St. Louis. La Barge (NYSE Amex: LB) received a contract from Moog to provide printed circuit boards for the F-35's primary flight control and leading edge flap actuation systems.

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ST. LOUIS, 30 Nov. 2010. 2010 Military aircraft flight control electronics designers at the Moog Inc. Aircraft Group in East Aurora, N.Y., needed printed circuit card assemblies for flight-control systems in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter. They found their solution from LaBarge Inc. in St. Louis.

La Barge (NYSE Amex: LB) received a contract from Moog for printed circuit boards for the F-35. Financial terms were not disclosed. Moog is leading the industry team developing the primary flight control and leading edge flap actuation systems for the joint strike fighter program.

Production on the contract is expected to begin March 2011 and continue through February 2012 at LaBarge's Tulsa, Okla., facility. The F-35 is a next-generation stealth jet fighter-bomber for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps., and U.S. allies.

For more information contact LaBarge online at www.labarge.com, Moog aircraft at www.moog.com, or Lockheed Martin at www.lockheedmartin.com.

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