Ferra offer full life cycle support including R&D, design, logistics, production, distribution and sustainment for custom engineered solutions or build to print systems.
We supply complex aerospace assemblies on programs such as the Loyal Wingman program, the Joint Direct Attack Munition Extended Range (JDAM ER) wing kit for the 500lb bomb, AME Weapon Adapters for the F35 Joint Strike Fighter, and the Left and Right Hand External Pylons for the Missile Rack and Mission Kit for the MH60-Romeo Helicopter.
Ferra invests in research and development as well as in process improvement and advanced manufacturing techniques. We have participated in programs examining leading edge technology including direct manufacture (deposition) of titanium components and laser assisted machining, which demonstrated significant cost savings and lead time reduction of up to 60% compared to conventional CNC machining methods.
We supply over 100 parts for the F35 program to Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, and are qualified for the supply of vacuum brazed chassis for use on the F35. We have over 120 flyaway parts on long term agreement with Northrop Grumman for the F35, F-18, Triton and E2D Advanced Hawkeye. We also supply parts to the Australian fleet including, MRH90, ARH Tiger, F-18, CH-47, JSF and Blackhawk.
Ferra supplies over 780 parts to Boeing for use on commercial aircraft and were named the Boeing Supplier of the Year, becoming the first Australian company to win the award competing with over 17, 500 companies worldwide. We have held Platinum Supplier Status with Northrop Grumman since 2006, which requires 100% continuous on time delivery and quality standard.
Ferra has deep heritage in the automotive and medical device sector, and is currently focused on applying our mature capabilities to the space, renewables and future mobility sectors.