Kaman To Manufacture Bell’s Military Rotor Blade Components

  • Our Bureau
  • 10:53 AM, March 27, 2015
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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.

 

 

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