SOURCE: Moog Inc.

Moog Inc.

April 19, 2011 16:30 ET

Moog to Supply Leading-Edge Automotive Test Equipment in India

EAST AURORA, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 19, 2011) - Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that the Company has been awarded a contract to supply structural and fatigue test systems to the National Automotive Testing and Research and Development Infrastructure Project (NATRiP) in India. This project will create state-of-the-art automotive research and development, testing and validation infrastructure for the rapidly developing automotive industry in India. Moog's advanced test systems will enable automotive OEMs and component manufacturers to have the most modern test facilities to meet international standards and significantly reduce the development time for new vehicles.

The Moog contract will be managed by Moog India with engineering support from Moog in the United States, Europe and China. "The automotive markets constantly require new test solutions, high-performance equipment and innovative approaches. We are excited to bring our global resources together to support this project," said Lars Rasmussen, General Manager -- Asia-Pacific at Moog.

Moog will provide the latest control technology to simulate road conditions for automotive components and fully built vehicles. The systems will also reproduce the fatigue experienced by vehicles due to road conditions, extreme temperatures, sunlight and humidity. Moog's servo hydraulic test equipment includes hydraulic simulation tables, tire coupled simulation systems, universal test benches and hydraulic power units. In more than 25 countries worldwide -- including automotive manufacturing centers in the United States, Japan, China, India, Korea, France, Italy and Germany -- Moog technical teams provide unsurpassed systems and leading-edge solutions.

About Moog
Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog's high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, wind energy, marine and medical equipment. Moog's Industrial Group designs and manufactures high performance motion control solutions combining electric, hydraulic, and hybrid technologies with expert consultative support in a range of applications including industrial production machinery, simulation and aerospace and automotive test equipment. For more information please visit or

About NATRiP
The National Automotive Testing and Research and Development Infrastructure Project is an initiative of the Indian Government and Indian Automotive Industry to provide testing facilities for automobile manufacturers and component suppliers from India and abroad.

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