Aero Precision strengthens position in military aviation aftermarket with acquisition of Kellstrom Defense

Aero Precision, a California-based aerospace distribution and services company, has acquired California-based aftermarket sustainment solutions provider Kellstrom Defense, to enhance military aviation aftermarket distribution solutions, the company said.

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The combination of Aero Precision and Kellstrom Defense´s aftermarket solutions and expanded global channel will provide services including repair and overhaul, manufacturing, engineering services, and logistics management to ensure government and military aviation customers w receive improved mission readiness through ample support capabilities.

The combination will give Aero Precision access to more legacy aircraft such as the B707 (military applications include E-8/JSTARS and E-3), F-5 and P-3, as well as additional OEM partnerships.

Aero Precision Holdings LP, comprised of DAC International Inc., NASAM Inc. and Aero Precision Industries, LLC, is owned by a Fund managed by Odyssey Investment Partners.

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. is in defense aircraft sustainment, deploying capabilities to solve customer challenges through OEM strategic distribution, component repair services, engineered products, and logistics solutions for military transporters, fighters, and rotary wing platforms.