UK aerospace firm Meggitt is to supply the fire-protection system for the engines and auxiliary power unit of the Boeing 737 Max.
The company says the contract for the CFM International Leap-1B-powered jet includes the fire detectors, control computer and fire-suppression bottles.
Meggitt has disclosed the agreement as part of its half-year performance update.
Civil aerospace revenues for the company rose by 5%, in organic terms, to £348 million ($592 million), lifted by strong growth in original equipment supply for large and regional aircraft.
Aftermarket activities continued a “patchy improvement”, it says, with month-to-month variation.
Outlook for both the original equipment and aftermarket sectors remains “robust”, adds Meggitt, with Airbus and Boeing having a firm order backlog covering several years’ production.