Kaman has expanded its portfolio of autonomous systems with the launch of the KARGO unmanned aerial vehicle designed to support expeditionary logistics missions of the armed forces. The new Kaman platform underwent a six-month demonstration and will enter full-scale autonomous testing in 2022, the company said Tuesday. Near Earth Autonomy, a Kaman partner, will equip […] More
Kaman has secured a $43 million order under Option 16 of a U.S. Air Force’s contract that provides for Joint Programmable Fuze deliveries to foreign militaries. Kaman said Tuesday JPF is designed to support aircraft and munition technologies and is manufactured in the company’s Orlando, Florida; and Middletown, Connecticut, facilities. It also works to enable […] More
Russell Bartlett, former president and CEO of Textron's airborne solutions business, has joined Kaman as the aerospace company's chief operating officer, responsible for business development and operational initiatives.
Boeing has selectedKaman's aerospace business segment to produce structural assemblies and wing control surfaces in line with the U.S. Air Force's A-10 Thunderbolt Advanced Wing Continuation Kitting program.
Kaman‘s aerospace business segment has received a potential $85 million order to supply bomb fuzes to the U.S. Air Force and 18 foreign military customers. The Air Force issued the initial order under option 13 of the Joint Programmable Fuzes acquisition contract and the company is scheduled to deliver the JPFs over the next two […] More
Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary has awarded a five-year contract to Kaman to produce cockpits for two variants of the H-60 Black Hawk helicopter. Kaman said Monday its aerospace business will build model cockpits at a company facility in Jacksonville, Florida, for integration into UH-60M multimission helicopters and HH-60M medical evacuation mission units from 2018 through 2022. “Kaman is honored to be Sikorsky's […] More
Northrop Grumman has awarded CPI Aerostructures a potential $30 million contract to supply structural kits and related components for integration with the outer wing panels of Northrop-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye planes. The contract also covers supply chain management, parts source selection and manufacturing engineering support services for Northrop, CPI Aerostructures said Thursday. Northrop will build four […] More
A Kaman subsidiary has received a $23 million order to provide an undisclosed number of programmable aerial bomb fuzes to the U.S. Air Force. Kaman said Thursday it has produced Joint Programmable Fuze systems for the military branch since 2002. The JPF is designed to integrate with Joint Direct Attack Munition and Paveway guidance kits […] More