Kellstrom Industries Awarded $11M Contract by L-3 Communications, SPAR Aerospace Limited for C-130 Products

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SPAR Aerospace Limited (L-3 SPAR) awards $11M contract to Kellstrom Industries to provide C-130 products in support of L-3 SPAR's C-130 Life Extension Program for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).

Kellstrom Industries announced that it has been awarded a contract by SPAR Aerospace Limited (L-3 SPAR), a division of L-3 Communication Corporation, to deliver a wide range of C-130 products valued in excess of $11M in support of L-3 SPAR’s C-130 Life Extension Program (LEP) for the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF).

The L-3 SPAR-led RNZAF LEP is the single most comprehensive avionics, mechanical systems and structural modernization program ever performed on a C-130H aircraft. When completed, the RNZAF will have one of the most modern C130H aircraft fleets in the world and will be able to operate its fleet of five aircraft beyond the planned withdrawal date of 2017.

“Kellstrom Industries is key member of the best-of-class team L-3 SPAR assembled for this program,” said Patrice Pelletier, L-3 SPAR President. “We selected Kellstrom because their responsiveness to customer needs and their world-class parts management system are a critical element to the success of this program.”

Kellstrom-supplied products for the LEP include a wide range of significant structural and mechanical systems items including the Kellstrom designed Short Pod Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) Upgrade for the C-130 aircraft.

Kellstrom Industries is globally recognized as a leading provider of aftermarket services for the Commercial and Defense Aerospace Industries. Kellstrom is dedicated in delivering innovative and value added distribution and customized programs. Some of these programs include, but are not limited to, supply-chain management, provisioning, repair & inventory management. Kellstrom Industries is ISO 9001-2000 certified, the internationally recognized paradigm of quality assurance.

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Kellstrom Industries

Hayley Armstrong, 954/538-2448

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