The components will be industrialized and manufactured at Kaman’s facilities in Bennington, Vermont, with initial deliveries expected by the end of 2020.
“As a collaborative partner, we have been able to customize our processes and production activity to serve the specific needs of the customer’s existing programs,” said Alexander Gamble, General Manager at KCV. “These efforts have allowed us to meet their high-quality standards, delivering products on time and at a competitive price, and positioning us to secure this new work package.”
Composite components for the multi-engine programs will be a significant growth opportunity for the Bennington, Vermont, facility and builds on its ability to deliver high-quality and strict schedule adherence for its customers.
Mark Withrow, President and General Manager at US Composites, said: “This award is recognition of Kaman’s partnership with our customers and our ability to deliver on programs that are challenging from a technical perspective, as well as having very stringent customer requirements.”