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Kaman awarded production contract by Rolls-Royce for Trent 7000 components

News International-French

19 Jun 2017

Kaman Aerosystems, a division of the aerospace segment of Kaman Corporation, announces that it has entered into a Long Term Agreement (LTA) with Rolls-Royce to manufacture components for the production phase of the Trent 7000 engine program.

The components will be manufactured at Kaman’s facilities in Bennington, Vermont; Bloomfield, Connecticut; Wichita, Kansas; and Darwen, UK.

“We are honored to have been selected by Rolls-Royce for this important program, a step change in power plant efficiency for the A330 platform,” stated Jim Larwood, President of Kaman Aerosystems.  

“This significant award is recognition of our collaborative commitment to Rolls-Royce programs and the ‘One Kaman’ concept-to-completion capability that Kaman Aerosystems can provide on technically challenging projects.”

 Kaman Aerosystems is a supplier of integrated aerostructures, including metallic and composite structural assemblies and metallic parts for OEM and Tier I aerospace companies engaged in commercial and military aircraft and aeroengine programs.

The company provides complete aerostructure solutions including design, tooling, manufacturing, testing, and support.