Eaton Awarded Five-Year, $14.7 Million Contract by Defense Logistics Agency for Aircraft Hose Assemblies, Quick-Disconnect Couplings

IRVINE, Calif. … Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation announced that it has been selected by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land and Maritime to provide replacement parts for multiple military aircraft in a five-year contract valued at $14.7 million.

“Eaton’s growth as a military aftermarket supplier is tied directly to best-in-class levels of quality and product performance,” said Andy Weeks, general manager of Eaton’s Aerospace Group’s conveyance systems division. “We are honored to continue supporting the United States armed forces with Eaton products and technologies.”

Eaton will supply hose assemblies and quick-disconnect couplings for a variety of military aircraft, including UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and C-130 and C-5 transport aircraft.

The DLA is the Department of Defense's largest logistics combat support agency, providing supplies and services to U.S. military forces worldwide. The DLA procures nearly all of the consumable items used by America’s military forces, including 84 percent of the military’s spare parts.

In the aerospace industry, Eaton is a leading supplier of hydraulic, electro-hydraulic pump and generator products and integrated systems; engine and airframe fuel pumps; electric motors; aircraft door actuation, flight and flow controls; fluid, fuel and air delivery products and systems; nose wheel steering systems; integrated control systems; cockpit controls and displays; power and load management systems; pressure sensors, seals, and fluid health monitoring products and systems. Eaton serves commercial and military aviation, aerospace, military weapons, marine and off-road markets worldwide.

Eaton Corporation is a diversified power management company with 2010 sales of $13.7 billion. Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2011, Eaton is a global technology leader in electrical components and systems for power quality, distribution and control; hydraulics components, systems and services for industrial and mobile equipment; aerospace fuel, hydraulics and pneumatic systems for commercial and military use; and truck and automotive drivetrain and powertrain systems for performance, fuel economy and safety. Eaton has approximately 70,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 150 countries. For more information, visit