BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerosystems division (Kaman) has been awarded a multi-year contract for the production of the fixed trailing edge (FTE) kits and assemblies for the Boeing KC-46A Tanker Program.
“Kaman has worked with Boeing to develop a more monolithic design over the base 767 aircraft for the tanker. The KC-46A Tanker FTE kit award exemplifies Kaman’s capabilities and Boeing’s continued confidence in us,” stated Greg Steiner, President of Kaman Aerospace Group.
Kaman delivered its first KC-46A Tanker FTE kit to Boeing in March 2014. To date Kaman has provided more than 1,000 FTE kits and assemblies for the 767 program since 1986.
Kaman is a leading supplier of integrated structures, including metallic and composite structural assemblies and detail metallic parts, for OEM and Tier I aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft programs. Kaman provides complete aero-structure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and product support.
About Kaman Corporation
Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the aerospace and industrial distribution markets. The company produces and/or markets widely used proprietary aircraft bearings and components; complex metallic and composite aero-structures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; aero-structure engineering design analysis and FAA certification services; safe and arm solutions for missile and bomb systems for the U.S. and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; and support for the company's SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters and K-MAX medium-to-heavy lift helicopters. The company is a leading distributor of industrial parts, and operates more than 200 customer service centers and five distribution centers across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Kaman offers more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical, material handling, motion control, fluid power, automation and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, Kaman provides engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. More information is available at www.kaman.com.