Moog Announces Contract Award From Embraer for Flight Control System on Second Generation of E-Jets

Moog Announces Contract Award From Embraer for Flight Control System on Second 
Generation of E-Jets 
EAST AURORA, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 05/13/13 --  Moog Inc. (NYSE:
MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today that its Aircraft Group was
selected by Embraer S.A. to supply the Primary Flight Control System
for Embraer's second generation E-Jet family. Under the contract Moog
will provide design, qualification and certification support for a
three-axis integrated Primary Flight Control System including Moog
proprietary flight control computers and software, flight control
actuators and related control electronics. 
Provisionally outlined with 78- to-122 seats, the new aircraft will
succeed the current E-170 and E-190 lines and is scheduled to enter
service in 2018. The new family will be reconfigured with an all-new
wing, full fly-by-wire flight control systems and extended main
landing gear to provide more clearance for new, higher bypass
engines. 
"We have been working to develop this relationship with Embraer for
over a decade and are delighted to have been selected as a key system
supplier on this platform," said Warren Johnson, President of Moog's
Aircraft Group. "Our selection is the culmination of a lot of hard
work and underscores our reputation as a leading supplier of complete
flight control systems to the global aircraft market." 
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. Additional
information about the Company can be found at www.moog.com.  
About Embraer 
Embraer S.A. is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jets
of up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's
headquarters are located in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, and it
has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in
Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in
1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft
and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and
defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support
and services to customers worldwide. For more information, please
visit www.embraer.com.br.  
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--  the markets we serve are cyclical and sensitive to domestic and
    foreign economic conditions and events, which may cause our operating
    results to fluctuate
--  we operate in highly competitive markets with competitors who may have
    greater resources than we possess
--  we depend heavily on government contracts that may not be fully funded
    or may be terminated, and the failure to receive funding or the
    termination of one or more of these contracts could reduce our sales
    and increase our costs
--  we make estimates in accounting for long-term contracts, and changes
    in these estimates may have significant impacts on our earnings
--  we enter into fixed-price contracts, which could subject us to losses
    if we have cost overruns
--  if our subcontractors or suppliers fail to perform their contractual
    obligations, our prime contract performance and our ability to obtain
    future business could be materially and adversely impacted
--  contracting on government programs is subject to significant
    regulation, including rules related to bidding, billing and accounting
    kickbacks and false claims, and any non-compliance could subject us to
    fines and penalties or possible debarment
--  the loss of Boeing as a customer or a significant reduction in sales
    to Boeing could adversely impact our operating results
--  our new product research and development efforts may not be successful
    which could reduce our sales and earnings
--  our inability to adequately enforce and protect our intellectual
    property or defend against assertions of infringement could prevent or
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--  our sales and earnings growth may be affected if we cannot identify,
    acquire or integrate strategic acquisitions
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    currency risks and adverse changes in local legal and regulatory
    environments
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    our operating results
--  government regulations could limit our ability to sell our products
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--  the failure or misuse of our products may damage our reputation,
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    those laws may cause us to incur significant costs
--  we are involved in various legal proceedings, the outcome of which may
    be unfavorable to us

  
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investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements as predictive of future results. We disclaim any
obligation to update the forward-looking statements made in this
report. 
Contact 
Ann Marie Luhr
716-687-4225 
Moog Inc.
East Aurora 
New York 14052 
Tel-716/652-2000  
 
 
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