a developer of vibration, noise and motion control management technology, has won a contract to provide parts for a helicopter under development in Korea.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

LORD is to supply main and tail rotor spherical bearings as well as dampers. The firm has developed fluid technology that it says improves damper capability and sealing. LORD has pioneered development of technology to reduce the number of parts and to replace mechanical bearings in helicopters.

The helicopter is scheduled for its first flight in 2010. It is being designed by Korea Aerospace Industry and Korean Air.