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Mar
06
2019

KAMAN LAUNCHES NEW K-MAX® COMPOSITE BLADE PROGRAM

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Mar. 5, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace Group, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it has launched a composite blade development program for the K-MAX® helicopter.

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Mar
06
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF NEXT GENERATION K-MAX® UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEM

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerospace Group, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it is developing the next generation K-MAX® unmanned aircraft system that will allow operators to have the capability to fly either manned or unmanned missions. Kaman expects to offer unmanned system kits for new production and existing aircraft in 2020.

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Apr
24
2019

SIKORSKY RECOGNIZES KAMAN AEROSPACE JACKSONVILLE WITH BLACK HAWK SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Apr. 24, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), today announced that its Integrated Structures and Metallics Division located in Jacksonville, Florida was presented with Sikorsky’s Black Hawk Program Supplier of the Year Award. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), stated in a recent press release that “Kaman was chosen for this special recognition due to their overall performance in 2018, supporting the Black Hawk cockpit requirements in support of Sikorsky’s manufacturing plan. Kaman maintained all Black Hawk schedule requirements throughout the year, including the surge requirements. Kaman was also able to supply cockpit components in shorter than lead-time for critical production demands.”

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May
01
2019

KAMAN AWARDED CONTRACT TO REACTIVATE USMC K-MAX® HELICOPTERS

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--May 1, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace, the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced that it has been awarded a contract to return two United States Marine Corps (USMC) K-MAX® aircraft to flight operations. Kaman Aerospace will transport the two helicopters from Yuma, Arizona, where they are currently located, to Bloomfield, Connecticut, where they will be reactivated to flight-ready status.

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Jun
26
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES SALE OF DISTRIBUTION SEGMENT TO LITTLEJOHN & CO. FOR $700 MILLION IN CASH

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Jun. 26, 2019-- Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Distribution segment to affiliates of Littlejohn & Co., LLC (Littlejohn) for total cash consideration of $700 million subject to customary closing conditions and working capital adjustments. The transaction value represents a multiple of 10.4 times trailing twelve-month (TTM) Segment Adjusted EBITDA* for the Distribution segment.

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Jul
17
2019

KAMAN RECOGNIZED BY ROLLS-ROYCE AS "BEST NEW SUPPLIER 2018"

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Bloomfield, Conn. – Kaman Composites – Vermont, Inc. (KCV), a division of Kaman Aerospace, a segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), announced that it has been recognized by Rolls-Royce as the "Best New Supplier 2018". KCV was selected by Rolls-Royce out of its entire global supply base in recognition of the outstanding performance of its support of Rolls-Royce on various compressor components and composite assemblies.

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Jul
18
2019

KAMAN OPENS NEW HELICOPTER CUSTOMER SERVICE CENTER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.-- Kaman Aerospace (Kaman), the Aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), today announced that it has opened a new customer service center to support both its K-MAX® and SH-2 Super Seasprite customers and inaugurated a K-MAX® Flight Training Device (FTD). The new facility is located on Kaman’s Bloomfield, Connecticut campus and replaces and consolidates legacy Kaman customer service accommodations.

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Sep
05
2019

Entrol delivers a K-MAX® FTD Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace

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Entrol has designed, manufactured and installed a K-MAX® FTD (Flight Training Device) Level 5 simulator to Kaman Aerospace, who resumed production of this medium-to-heavy lift helicopter in 2015.

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Sep
09
2019

KAMAN ANNOUNCES NEW K-MAX® ORDER FROM ROTEX HELICOPTER AG

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Bloomfield, Conn - (September 9, 2019) – Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received a new order for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter, bringing the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to twelve aircraft. The most recent order is from Rotex Helicopter AG, of Balzers Liechtenstein, which currently operates multiple K-MAX® aircraft focused on aerial construction and logging. Delivery of this aircraft is expected in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Oct
24
2019

KAMAN COMPOSITE STRUCTURES EXTENDS MRO SERVICES TO AFTERMARKET

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WICHITA, Kan.--Oct. 24, 2019-- Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. (KCW), a division of Kaman Aerosystems, announced today that it will extend its composite repair capabilities to the commercial and business aftermarket. The aviation industry has embraced the light weight, durability of composite structures in their innovative designs, which in turn, has increased the need for composite MRO services. KCW is an accredited supplier, providing parts ranging from fairings and radomes, to rotor blades and winglets. In addition, KCW provides OEM and government MRO services for composite repair through their FAA Certified Part 145 Repair Station.

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Oct
29
2019

KAMAN RECEIVES ORDER FOR K-MAX HELICOPTER

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Oct. 29, 2019--Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it received a new order for the K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter. This brings the total number of firm orders since the relaunch of production to thirteen aircraft. The most recent order is from a new operator, Heli Air-Swiss a member of Heli-Austria of St. Johann im Pongau, Austria. Heli-Austria currently operates 35 aircraft focused on emergency medical services, tourism, aerial construction and flight training. Delivery of this aircraft is planned for December of 2019.

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Nov
08
2019

KAMAN TO DELIVER K-MAX TO HELICOPTER EXPRESS IN 2019

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BLOOMFIELD, Conn.--Nov. 7, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace, a division of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), announced today that it will deliver a new K-MAX® medium-to-heavy lift helicopter to Helicopter Express of Chamblee, Georgia. Helicopter Express currently operates 24 aircraft providing dedicated services in heavy lifting, utility construction, firefighting and disaster relief. Helicopter Express placed their order in May and will take delivery of their new K-MAX® in December of 2019.

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