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Kaman awarded $18M contract to support Egyptian SH-2 fleet

Kaman awarded $18M contract to support Egyptian SH-2 fleet

Kaman Aerospace Corp., Bloomfield, Conn., is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed value of $18,125,727 for engineering technical services in support of the Egyptian Air Force’s H-2 program under the Foreign Military Sales program. Services to be provided include in-country support for operational mission requirements. Work will be performed in Bloomfield, Conn…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Nov-10

Lockheed Martin submits proposal for cargo UAS services request

Lockheed Martin submits proposal for cargo UAS services request

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (Nasdaq: KAMN), have formally offered the K-MAX® unmanned helicopter in response to a U.S. Naval Air Systems Command request for a cargo unmanned aircraft system. Earlier this year, the unmanned K-MAX system successfully demonstrated its ability to resupply troops in a simulated… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 22-Oct-10

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Swanson K-Max moves 2.45M pounds of boulders to over 10,000ft altitude

Swanson K-Max moves 2.45M pounds of boulders to over 10,000ft altitude

Swanson Group Aviation based in Grants Pass, OR, recently hauled 2.45 million pounds of boulders to the top of a 10,400 foot mountain peak in Mt. Lassen National Park in northern California with a company-owned and operated Kaman K-MAXâ„¢ cargo helicopter. The helicopter, dubbed the Aerial Truck, completed the move in just over 40 hours…. Read more »

Source: Swanson Group Aviation, 13-Sep-10

Rainier and Kaman team for California fire-fighting

Rainier and Kaman team for California fire-fighting

Rainier Heli-International, based in Kirkland, Wash., recently helped to contain a major wildfire in California’s Sequoia National Forest with a company-owned and operated Kaman K-MAX® cargo helicopter.  The blaze, named the Bull Fire after it began on July 26, consumed nearly 16,500 acres of national forest lands by the Kern River northeast of Bakersfield.  The… Read more »

Source: Rainier Heli-International, 30-Aug-10

Kaman Board of Directors declares dividend

Kaman Board of Directors declares dividend

The Kaman Corporation board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 14 cents per common share. The dividend will be paid on October 25, 2010 to shareholders of record on October 11, 2010. Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 11-Aug-10

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Kaman delivers 1,000th Black Hawk erosion protection coated main blade

Kaman delivers 1,000th Black Hawk erosion protection coated main blade

Kaman Helicopters has delivered the 1,000th helicopter rotor blade protected with Kaman’s erosion-resistant coating system. U.S. Army BLACK HAWK helicopters are utilizing main rotor blades with Kaman’s innovative coating system and have reported significantly improved blade life, increased aircraft availability and reduced maintenance requirements. The latest erosion-resistant blade delivery defines another successful chapter in Kaman’s… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 09-Jun-10

Unmanned K-Max wins $2.9M US Army contract

Unmanned K-Max wins $2.9M US Army contract

Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) announced today that the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC), has awarded a $2.9M contract to Kaman’s Helicopter Division. The contract will develop enhanced mission capabilities for the Unmanned K‑MAXâ helicopter. “Under the contract, Kaman Helicopters will be adding mission equipment to a test aircraft that… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 28-May-10

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Kaman Delivers 500th H-60 Cockpit to Sikorsky

Kaman Delivers 500th H-60 Cockpit to Sikorsky

Kaman Aerostructures has recently delivered its 500th H-60 helicopter cockpit to Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The milestone UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter cockpit will be incorporated into an airframe which will undergo final assembly at Sikorsky’s Bridgeport, Conn. facility for delivery to the U.S. Army. Delivery of Kaman’s 500th H-60… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 04-May-10

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Kaman Demonstrates Cargo Airdrop Flight Tests from Unmanned K-Max

Kaman Demonstrates Cargo Airdrop Flight Tests from Unmanned K-Max

Kaman Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (Nasdaq GS: KAMN), has proven in recent tests that the unmanned K-MAX helicopter can resupply troops with cargo airdropped by parachute. The tests add a new delivery method for the 6,000-pound power lifter, which Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman have successfully transformed into an unmanned aircraft… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 04-May-10

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Kaman to broadcast Q1 concall over the net

Kaman to broadcast Q1 concall over the net

Kaman Corp. announced that it intends to release its results for the first quarter ended April 2, 2010 on Thursday, May 6, 2010. The following morning, the Company will host a conference call to discuss these results, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet. Neal Keating, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, William… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 30-Apr-10

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Monument at Maxwell honors Vietnam War helicopter crews

Monument at Maxwell honors Vietnam War helicopter crews

A monument paid for by the Pedro Rescue Helicopter Association was dedicated in Enlisted Heritage Plaza, where it will stand with 15 other monuments in front of the museum

Source: Montgomery Advertiser, 24-Apr-10

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Kaman Acquires Allied Bearings Supply

Kaman Acquires Allied Bearings Supply

Kaman Corporation today announced that its subsidiary, Kaman Industrial Technologies Corporation (KIT), has completed the previously announced acquisition of Allied Bearings Supply Company (Allied) of Tulsa, Oklahoma. The transaction closed earlier today, and Allied is now part of Kaman’s Industrial Distribution Segment. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Allied, founded in 1934, is a… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 06-Apr-10

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Kaman cuts composite blade development time by approx 80% with FiberSIM® Software

Kaman cuts composite blade development time by approx 80% with FiberSIM® Software

VISTAGY, Inc., a leading provider of industry-specific engineering software and services, today announced that Kaman Helicopters, a division of Kaman Aerospace Corporation (NASDAQ-GS: KAMN) has entered into an agreement to license FiberSIM® composites engineering software. The software will be used to streamline the design-to-manufacturing process for large composite helicopter blades by providing early visibility into… Read more »

Source: Vistagy, 28-Feb-10

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Kaman Board of Directors Declares Dividend

Kaman Board of Directors Declares Dividend

The Kaman Corporation board of directors today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 14 cents per common share. The dividend will be paid on April 5, 2010 to shareholders of record on March 22, 2010. Kaman Corporation, founded in 1945 by aviation pioneer Charles H. Kaman, and headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut conducts business in the… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 24-Feb-10

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Team K-MAX Demos Successful Unmanned Helicopter Cargo Resupply to USMC

Team K-MAX Demos Successful Unmanned Helicopter Cargo Resupply to USMC

Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) and Kaman Aerospace Corporation, a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (Nasdaq: KAMN) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Marine Corps the capability of the Unmanned K-MAX® helicopter to resupply troops by unmanned helicopter at forward operating bases in Afghanistan. During a series of flights last week in subfreezing temperatures at the U.S. Army’s Dugway… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 08-Feb-10

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Kaman to Broadcast Q4 and Full Year 2009 Conference Call Over the Net

Kaman to Broadcast Q4 and Full Year 2009 Conference Call Over the Net

Kaman Corp. (Nasdaq: KAMN) today announced that it intends to release its results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2009 after the market close on Thursday, February 25, 2010. The following morning, the Company will host a conference call to discuss these results, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet…. Read more »

Source: Kaman, 08-Feb-10

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Kaman Helicopters Restructures; Names New Product Group GMs

Kaman Helicopters Restructures; Names New Product Group GMs

The Helicopters Division of Kaman Aerospace Corporation announced today that it has reorganized around product groups, with newly appointed general managers for each.  “The reorganization, effective immediately, is intended to support aggressive business goals and a more strategic approach to achieving growth and sales,” said Sal Bordonaro, Helicopters Division President. Tim Bates has been named… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 26-Jan-10

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Eleven SH-2G Super Seasprites For Sale, At A Discount

Eleven SH-2G Super Seasprites For Sale, At A Discount

There are 11 Kaman SH-2g(I) Super Seasprite helicopters sitting idle awaiting buyers inside an aircraft storage building at the Kaman Corp. campus in Bloomfield. These military aircraft were sold to the Australian government but were returned to Kaman who now has to re-sell them

Source: Hartford Courant, 20-Jan-10

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Kaman Announces Aerospace Management Reorganization

Kaman Announces Aerospace Management Reorganization

Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. a subsidiary of Kaman Corp. (Nasdaq: KAMN) today announced a broad organizational realignment in support of strategic growth plans.  The following appointments of executives reporting to Gregory L. Steiner, President, Kaman Aerospace Group were effective January 1, 2010: Kaman Composites is established as a newly formed operating group within the Kaman Aerospace Segment.  James… Read more »

Source: Kaman, 14-Jan-10

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Kaman Closes on New $225M Three-Year Revolving Credit Facility

The new facility includes an accordion feature that allows the company to increase the aggregate amount available to up to $300 million with additional commitments from lenders. The initial interest rate for borrowings under the facility will be LIBOR plus 350 basis points.

Source: Kaman, 21-Sep-09

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Kaman Awarded $53M Composites Contract From Bell Helicopter

Kaman Awarded $53M Composites Contract From Bell Helicopter

Kaman Aerospace has been awarded a five-year contract with a potential value of $53 million to build composite helicopter blade skins and skin core assemblies for Bell Helicopters. Under the terms of the contract, Kaman will provide 18 different assemblies for H1, 406, 407, 412, 427, 429, 430 and BA609 aircraft.

Source: Kaman, 10-Sep-09

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Kaman CEO to Present at the Gabelli Aircraft Supplier Conference On September 10

Kaman’s presentation is being webcast and can be accessed via a link from the Kaman website at www.kaman.com

Source: Kaman, 04-Sep-09

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Kaman Receives U.S. Marine Corps Contract to Demonstrate Unmanned Cargo Delivery

Kaman Aerospace Corporation has received an $864,000 contract from the U.S. Marine Corps on behalf of Team K-MAX to demonstrate the ability of the Unmanned K-MAX(R) helicopter to deliver cargo to troops in extreme environments and at high altitudes

Source: Kaman, 04-Sep-09

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Seven nations eyeing ex-RAN SH-2G(I) says Kaman

Kaman says it does not expect to see a sale of former Australian SH-2G(I) Super Sea Sprite helicopters for at least another 12 months but is confirming that it is now in talks with seven countries on possible deals.

Source: Rotorhub, 02-Sep-09

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Kaman Ka32 joins ship for Chinese Antarctic research programme

CHINA’S polar explorer ship Xuelong will carry a new helicopter for its next Antarctic trip following the fatal crash of its last service chopper in April.

Source: Shanghai Daily, 14-Aug-09

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Team K-MAX Receives US Marine Corps Contract To Demonstrate Unmanned Cargo Delivery

Kaman Aerospace Corporation has received a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps on behalf of Team K-MAX to demonstrate the ability of the Unmanned K-MAX® helicopter to deliver cargo to troops in extreme environments and at high altitudes. Kaman will award a subcontract to Lockheed Martin to integrate a beyond line of sight data link… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 13-Aug-09

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LaBarge Awarded $12M in Contracts From Kaman Aerospace for Black Hawk Program

LaBarge Awarded $12M in Contracts From Kaman Aerospace for Black Hawk Program

Source: LaBarge, 16-Jul-09

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Kaman Helicopters Reaffirms Maritime Helicopter Program Safety and Effectiveness after ANAO Issues Audit Report

Source: Vertical, 23-Jun-09

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Minnich Named to Kaman Corporation Board of Directors

Source: Kaman, 11-Jun-09

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Kaman Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

Source: Kaman, 12-May-09

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US Army remains undecided on cargo re-supply by UAVs

Source: Flightglobal, 07-May-09

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Kaman Helicopters Appoints Donald Lownds to Lead HeliworXâ„¢ Business Development

Source: Vertical, 01-May-09

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New details on Kaman SeaSprite financial settlement with Australia

New details on Kaman SeaSprite financial settlement with Australia

Australia has confirmed that the financial settlement with Kaman Aerospace allowing for transfer of the Royal Australian Navy’s eleven Super Seasprites back to the company was based on a bank guarantee rather than a cash payment.

Source: Rotorhub, 30-Apr-09

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Robert D. Starr Appointed VP and Treasurer at Kaman Corp

Source: Kaman, 29-Apr-09

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AgustaWestland and Kaman eye Indian Coast Guard requirement

Source: Rotorhub, 27-Apr-09

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Open door approach will prove SH-2G(I) says Kaman

Source: Rotorhub, 22-Apr-09

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Kaman To Broadcast Q1 2009 Conference Call Over the Internet

Source: Kaman, 21-Apr-09

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Kaman Reports Fourth Quarter, Year 2008 Results

Source: Kaman, 11-Mar-09

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Kaman Appoint VP of Business Development

Source: Kaman, 04-Mar-09

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Kaman Board of Directors Declares Dividend

Source: Kaman, 24-Feb-09

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Kaman Completes ITAS Testing; Seasprite Helicopter Program Advances

Source: Kaman, 22-Feb-09

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Kaman Delivers Upgraded Egyptian SH-2G(E) Seasprite Helicopter

Source: Kaman, 22-Feb-09

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Kaman Expands K-MAX Firefighting Capability with New Water Cannon

Source: Kaman, 17-Feb-09

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Kaman Helicopters Introduces Advanced Rotor Blade Protection To Commercial Operators at Heli-Expo 2009

Source: RotorNews, 14-Feb-09

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