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Kaman Aerosystems awarded contract extension by Bell Helicopter for commercial rotor blade components

Kaman Aerosystems, a division of Kaman Aerospace Group, announced today that it has been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin and skin to core components for several of Bell's commercial helicopter models. This three-year follow on contract has an expected value in excess of $24 million. The components will continue to be manufactured at Kaman's facility in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

“This program, which began in 2010, has evolved as the scope has grown and we are delighted to continue our relationship with Bell Helicopter,” stated Tim Bates, General Manager, Kaman Composite Structures - Connecticut Division.

Kaman is a leading supplier of integrated aerostructures, including metallic and composite structural assemblies and metallic parts for OEM and Tier I aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine programs. The Company provides complete aerostructure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and support.

Press release issued by Kaman Aerosystems on November 21, 2014


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