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Citadel Completions and L3Harris Join Forces to Deliver Advanced Commercial-Class Aircraft Modifications

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Integrated Mission Systems
Oct 12, 2021 | 4 MINUTE Read

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Citadel Completions and L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) are teaming to provide a complete range of advanced maintenance, repair and overhaul services for commercial aircraft.

The team will leverage Citadel’s world-class completion center, which is equipped for heavy maintenance, repair and overhaul of narrow and widebody aircraft, with hangar and ramp space to accommodate multiple aircraft programs. The Citadel team has extensive experience with multiple original equipment manufacturer platforms.

“Our combined resources bring a powerhouse of leadership, experience and ability not only to our VIP interior completions customers, but to a wider range of commercial aviation customers who require a broad spectrum of services,” said Joe Bonita, Managing Director, Citadel Completions.

The team also will leverage L3Harris’ 35-year experience modifying aircraft from single-engine turboprops to widebody jets at its facilities in Waco and Greenville, Texas and Tulsa, Oklahoma. The company has Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) Organization Designation Authorization and performs all engineering, inspection and flight testing required for FAA certification.

“This powerful combination of L3Harris’ aerospace engineering expertise with Citadel’s innovative completion production processes creates an appealing value for customers by providing high quality, safe and airworthy modifications, and efficient scheduling,” said David Coody, Director of Strategic Business Operations, Aviation Services, L3Harris.

About Citadel Completions
Citadel Completions is a premier provider of VIP/VVIP interior completions for large aircraft. The company was created with a resolute vision to transform the aircraft completions industry, dramatically reducing project span time through innovative approaches to design, engineering and production. Centered on performing with the utmost excellence, our values uphold the highest standards of ethics, fully respecting our clients, business partners and teammates. Citadel holds Part 145 Repair Station certifications from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, European Union Aviation Safety Agency, and other international regulatory agencies.  www.citadelcompletions.com.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries. L3Harris.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect management's current expectations, assumptions and estimates of future performance and economic conditions. Such statements are made in reliance upon the safe harbor provisions of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and future trends to differ materially from those matters expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements about the value or expected value of orders, contracts or programs, or about technology or system capabilities are forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. L3Harris disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

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Media Contacts

Marcella Thompson

Integrated Mission Systems
Phone: 214-430-8872

Joseph Bonita

Citadel Completions LLC
Phone: 702-339-9655