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Aero Precision Acquires Kellstrom Defense

LIVERMORE, CA., March 02, 2020 Aero Precision, a leading military aviation aftermarket distributor based in Livermore, California, announced today it has acquired Kellstrom Defense, a leading aftermarket sustainment solutions provider, headquartered in El Segundo, California. “Through this acquisition, Aero Precision creates one of the largest privately owned military aftermarket distribution businesses in the industry including repair and overhaul, manufacturing, engineering services and logistics management,” said Darryl Mayhorn,...

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Kellstrom Defense Partners with Lynden Air Cargo to Install the First DFQMS™ on the L-100 Aircraft

El Segundo, CA, February 13, 2020 (BUSINESSWIRE) – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) has partnered with Lynden Air Cargo (Lynden) to be the launch customer for the first installation and entry into service for the latest aircraft life extension product (LEP), KDA’s Digital Fuel Quantity Measurement Solution (DFQMS™). Lynden will also complete the Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the 382G (L-100) aircraft type for this modernization solution to support legacy C-130 and L-100 aircraft. The Engineered Product operating segment...

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Kellstrom Defense Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension with AMETEK Sensors and Fluid Management Systems

El Segundo, CA, February 12, 2020 (NEWSWIRE) – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) has signed a new multi-year extension to an existing distribution agreement with the Sensors and Fluid Management Systems (SFMS) business unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense. The agreement builds on a legacy of partnership, with KDA continuing to serve as the exclusive distributor for AMETEK’s SFMS products for the global military and government aftermarket, while also providing OEM repair management support and expanded cooperation for new aftermarket solutions...

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Kellstrom Defense Acquires Airborne Technologies, Inc.

El Segundo, CA, November 22, 2019 (Newswire) –Kellstrom Holding Corporation (KHC) today announced the acquisition of Airborne Technologies, Inc. (ATI), based in Camarillo, California. ATI’s manufacturing capabilities will be combined with the current Kellstrom Defense Engineered Products operating segment and will retain the ATI brand identity and all current customer interfaces in the market. ATI has been a long-term Lockheed Martin Hologram Product Program licensee for the F-16 and C-130 B-H aircraft programs, with additional capability...

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Williams Aerospace & Manufacturing Acquires Aerospace Welding

WILLIAMS AEROSPACE & MANUFACTURING ACQUIRES AEROSPACE WELDING El Segundo, CA, November 12, 2019 (NEWSWIRE) – Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing (WAM) has completed the acquisition of Aerospace Welding (AWI) based in west Los Angeles, California. Aerospace Welding was founded in 1951 as an OEM certified source for precision welding processes, that include spot, seam, stud, and flash welding services for the aerospace and defense markets. The AWI technical data, tooling, and machine capabilities will become part of the current Kellstrom...

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