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Product description

As a long-standing partner of the Swiss Air Force, RUAG Aviation has extensive experience in the maintenance of fighter jets and was involved in the procurement of both the F-5 Tiger and the F/A-18 Hornet from the evaluation phase onwards.

Today, RUAG Aviation carries out a wide range of services for these two fighter jets. Its responsibilities include aircraft structure, engines, avionics and components in combination with support, test and training equipment, as well as system integrations. Customers worldwide benefit from the vast know-how of RUAG Aviation in logistics, engineering, as well as in upgrades, maintenance and repair work and factory flight testing.

RUAG Aerostructures has a significant work share in the Boeing F/A-18 program, with the aileron and trailing edge flaps. These highly stressed components makes a decisive contribution to the agility and maneuverability of the combat aircraft.
RUAG Aerostructures is responsible for all components for the complete production and procurement. To date RUAG has supplied more than 900 assemblies to its customer Boeing.

Additionally, RUAG manufactures horizontal stabilizers for the Northrop F-5 Tiger, rudder for the F-5 and T-38 models, ailerons and wing flaps. The competences involved range from aircraft design and engineering, thinsheet metal precision structures, manufacturing components from milled metal and compsite components, joning or bonding of metal and the treatment and finishing of surfaces to their integration in assemblies consisting of individual or hybrid materials.