Kaman Wichita Wins KC-10 MRO Work

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Kaman Composites – Wichita, Inc. (KCW), a division of Kaman Aerosystems (Kaman), announced continued success with a subcontract statement of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) work to supply complex composite components and assemblies for the U.S. Air Force KC-10 Tanker refueling boom. KCW, a subsidiary of Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. and part of its Aerosystems Division, is a leading supplier of complex composite structures, components, and assemblies for the commercial and defense aerospace industry. KCW maintains a Part 145 FAA Repair Station License, which covers commercial and defense composites component manufacturing and assemblies.

The programs additional work scope further expands our growth in MRO composite repair services under our Part 145 FAA Repair Station. This opportunity demonstrated our ability to fast track the repair and delivery process while working with our customers to ensure commitments were seamlessly achieved. Our company and employees are committed to providing exceptional support for Tier 1 suppliers and the U.S. Military, said Mark Withrow, Vice President and General Manager, Kaman Composites U.S.

About Kaman Composites Wichita

KCW, an AS9100 Rev D registered company, MRO number Q5PR803Y, located in Wichita, KS, offers a full line of services in composites from design, prototyping and testing, to full production of composite components and assemblies. KCW fabricates components for the defense, aerospace, and commercial markets. KCW is Nadcap accredited for composite processing, NDI, and chemical processing.

About Kaman Aerosystems

Kaman Aerosystems is a division of the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), which was founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman. Headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut, Kaman Corporation conducts business in the aerospace and distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; super precision, miniature ball bearings; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; production of the K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopter and support for the company’s SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime aircraft. More information is available at www.kaman.com.

Matthew Reid
Contracts Manager
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Bill Berg
Senior Director, Business Development
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