Mainstream Engineering Awarded Contract from the Navy for Enhancement of Aircraft Carrier Landing Arresting Gear

ROCKLEDGE, FL — July 27, 2018 — Mainstream Engineering Corporation, a 32-year-old Brevard County manufacturer with a history of leading-edge research and development that has resulted in advanced, lean-manufacturing, cost-competitive products, which are all Made in the USA, has been awarded a contract from the Navy to demonstrate an enhancement of aircraft arresting gear. Service life under repeated mechanical loading and degradation-inducing environmental conditions is crucial for consideration for Naval Aircraft Launch and Recovery (ALRE) arresting gear purchase cables within aircraft arrestment systems. Service use cycles, as well as corrosion and bend-over-sheave wear and fatigue, are critical performance factors.

Mainstream Engineering Corporation®
Mainstream Engineering Corporation® is a solutions-oriented research, development and manufacturing small business with a history of leading-edge R&D that has resulted in advanced, American-made, cost-competitive products. Founded in 1986, Mainstream’s mission is to transition thermal control, energy storage and energy conversion technology into high-quality, cost-effective, environmentally safe green, commercial products. Products include lightweight diesel engines, thermal control units, biomass conversion technologies, refrigerators/freezers for shipping containers and the QwikProduct™ line of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) products. Areas of research include thermal control, energy conversion, power electronics, turbomachinery, chemical technology and materials science.