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Kellstrom Defense Continues Partnership with Pat Tillman Foundation

El Segundo, CA, April 23, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is proud to continue its partnership with the Pat Tillman Foundation for the 15th annual Pat’s Run in Tempe, Arizona on April 27, 2019. The foundation’s mission is to unite and empower remarkable military veterans and spouses as the next generation of public and private sector leaders committed to service beyond self. Pat’s Run is the signature annual fundraiser to honor the legacy of Pat Tillman and to support the foundation’s Tillman Scholars program. The...

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Kellstrom Defense Partners With Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 to Support Polish Air Force With The SHORT-POD® APU

MIRAMAR, FL, February 19, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is proud to partner with Wojskowe Zakłady Lotnicze Nr 2 S.A. (Military Aviation Works No. 2) to support the Polish Air Force with six SHORT-POD® APU Kits to upgrade their C-130 aircraft. This KDA proprietary aircraft technology update enhances legacy C-130 aircraft ground power autonomy, makes available airborne emergency power for greater safety, and improves overall reliability of the upgraded aircraft systems. These units will be installed on Polish Air Force legacy...

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Kellstrom Defense Partners With Sabena technics for a Multiyear Supplier Agreement

Miramar, FL, February 18, 2019 (NEWSWIRE) – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) has been selected by Sabena technics as a partner for the support of C-130 aircraft maintenance. KDA will provide a wide range of aftermarket parts support and component repair and overhaul services, under this multiyear agreement. “We are excited to provide an integrated aftermarket package to Sabena technics in support of their global aircraft refurbishment programs” said Andy Trosper, President of Global Distribution and Supply Chain. “The collaborative...

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Kellstrom Defense Announces the Appointment of Terri Lambert as Managing Director of Business Development

El Segundo, CA, February 18, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terri Lambert as Managing Director of Business Development. Terri will be responsible for the overall leadership of the global business development team, driving customer relationships, and new business development for all KDA operating segments. She will be based at KDA’s global headquarters in El Segundo, California and will report directly to Eric Hillewaert, VP Business Growth. Terri comes to Kellstrom Defense from...

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Kellstrom Defense Acquires Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing

El Segundo, CA, January 3, 2019 – Kellstrom Defense Aerospace (KDA) today announced the acquisition of Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing, Inc. (WAM) based in San Diego County, California. WAM’s manufacturing capabilities will be combined with the current KDA Engineered Products operating segment and will retain the Williams Aerospace and Manufacturing brand identity in the market. WAM has been a long-term Lockheed Martin Hologram Product Program licensee for the P-3, C-130, and a manufacturer of parts for the C-5, F-16, and other U.S....

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