Kaman’s Aerosystems division has won a contract to continue manufacturing of skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters.
This five-year follow on contract has an expected value in excess of $25 million. The components will continue to be manufactured at the Kaman Composite Structures facility in Connecticut of USA, the company announced in its press release on Thursday.
“We are proud to have been awarded this follow-on contract from Bell Helicopter. We began supplying these components in 2010 and we are delighted to continue this relationship. Kaman has now secured long term commitments to supply Bell with skin and skin to core components for both their commercial and military rotor requirements. We look forward to providing these products for years to come," stated Tim Bates, General Manager, Kaman Composite Structures - Connecticut & Vermont Divisions.
Bell announced today that it will display UH-1Y maritime helicopter and 429 WLG light twin-engine helicopter during the upcoming LIMA 2015. The company said that, it will have subject matter experts to discuss Bells latest military and commercial rotorcraft and customer support offerings at their stand (#B710) and at the aircraft on static display
Bell Helicopter announced today that it signed a letter of intent with Reignwood for 50 Bell 505 Jet Ranger X aircraft during the Zhuhai Airshow 2014. “The Bell 505 was designed based on extensive input provided by a Customer Advisory Council placing safety, performance and affordability the forefront of its design
Bell Helicopter announced today it will showcase the Bell 505 Jet Ranger X and the Bell 525 Relentless for the first time in China at Airshow China in Zhuhai from November 11 – 14. In addition, the Bell 407GX will be available for demonstration flights
Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aero-systems division has resumed production of commercial K-MAX heavy-lift utility helicopters and will roll out its first new helicopter in early 2017. K-MAX aircraft are used for firefighting, logging and other missions requiring repetitive aerial lift capabilities
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