The Boeing Company today announced it has sold its ACES II® ejection seat product line to The BFGoodrich Company. The terms of the sale were not disclosed.
The sale of the ACES II product line supports the Boeing strategic vision to focus company resources on core competencies.
The ACES II program was part of the Boeing Aerospace Support business. About 25 Boeing employees supported the ACES II program at a company facility in Titusville, Fla.
More than 7,000 ACES II ejection seats have been produced for the U.S. Air Force and international defense customers. The seats are used on F-15, F-16, F-22, B-1B, B-2, F-117 and A-10 aircraft.
BFGoodrich Aerospace, through its Safety Systems Division, intends to produce the ACES II ejection seats at facilities in Phoenix, Ariz., and Colorado Spring, Colo.