Kaman have been awarded a new long-term agreement by Bell Helicopters for Military Rotor Blade Components
Kaman has announced its been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin 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 Bloomfield, Connecticut.
Kaman started supplying Bell Helicopters back in 2011 and is a major supplier of integrated aerostructures, including metallic and composite structural assemblies and metallic parts for aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine programs.