Boeing awards A-10 re-wing manufacturing contract to Kaman

Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. has announced that The Boeing Company has contracted with Kaman for the manufacture of wing control surfaces and structural assemblies in support of the US Air Force (USAF) A-10 Thunderbolt Advanced Wing Continuation Kitting (ATTACK) program, the company said.

The USAF awarded Boeing a USD 999 million (ceiling) contract, which was announced in the Department of Defense release on August 21, 2019 to provide up to 112 new wing assemblies and up to 15 wing kits through 2030.

Kaman is a leading supplier of complex aircraft structures and sub-assemblies, as well as sheet metal details, extruded parts and machined components for the commercial and defense aerospace industries.

Kaman Aerospace Group is a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation, which conducts business in the aerospace & defense, industrial and medical markets. Kaman produces and markets proprietary aircraft bearings and components; super precision, miniature ball bearings; complex metallic and composite aerostructures for commercial, military and general aviation fixed and rotary wing aircraft; safe and arming solutions for missile and bomb systems for the US and allied militaries; subcontract helicopter work; restoration, modification and support of our SH-2G Super Seasprite maritime helicopters; manufacture and support of our K-MAX® manned and unmanned medium-to-heavy lift helicopters.

Boeing is the world´s largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. As the top US exporter, the company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing employs more than 150,000 people worldwide and leverages the talents of a global supplier base.