Business

November 28, 2012

Derco Aerospace awarded exclusive distribution agreement by Eaton

Derco Aerospace, Inc., a Sikorsky Aerospace Services company, announced Nov. 27 the signing of a three-year agreement to exclusively distribute Eaton’s complete line of C-130 and F-16 products in select international markets. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

“We are proud to have been selected for this exclusive distributorship. The new alliance will benefit international operators by providing superior service and responsive delivery of Eaton products,” said Brian Holt, president of Derco Aerospace, Inc. “By leveraging Derco’s customer relationships and opening new market opportunities, the agreement will enhance growth potential for both our companies.”

A worldwide provider of aftermarket support services to international military operators and MRO facilities, Derco will exclusively distribute spares manufactured by Eaton to select international markets. Such spares comprise items for hydraulic, fuel, electrical and conveyance systems. All Eaton product lines, including hydraulic system pumps, Teflon hose assemblies, quick-disconnect self-sealing couplings and a wide variety of power-management relays and illuminated switches, will be available from Derco. Additionally, Derco and Eaton will continue to jointly offer repair and overhaul services for Eaton products.

“Extending Eaton’s relationship with Derco through this venture will bring enhanced support to the international C-130 and F-16 communities,” said Einar Johnson, vice president of Sales for Eaton’s Aerospace Group. “This is also an opportunity for Eaton and Derco to expand our global presence as key suppliers of products and services for the military aftermarket.”

Founded in 1979, Derco Aerospace, Inc. is based in Milwaukee, Wisc., and is a recognized leader in providing aircraft spares distribution, logistics and technical solutions to customers throughout the globe. Through solid relationships with premier original equipment manufacturers, Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. Today, Derco is an integrator and full service logistics solutions provider supporting military and commercial fleets in more than 65 countries.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

News Briefs February 27, 2015

Ukraine will start pulling back heavy weapons in the east Ukraine’s military says it will start pulling back its heavy weapons from the front line with Russian-backed separatists as required under a cease-fire agreement. The Defense Ministry said in a statement Feb. 26 that it reserved the right to revise its withdrawal plans in the...
 
 

Northrop Grumman’s AstroMesh reflector successfully deploys for NASA’s SMAP satellite

The NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory successfully deployed the mesh reflector and boom aboard the Soil Moisture Active Passive spacecraft, a key milestone on its mission to provide global measurements of soil moisture. Launched Jan. 31, SMAP represents the future of Earth Science by helping researchers better understand our planet. SMAP’s unmatched data capabilities are enabled...
 
 
NASA photograph by Brian Tietz

NASA offers space tech grants to early career university faculty

NASA photograph by Brian Tietz Tensegrity research is able to simulate multiple forms of locomotion. In this image, a prototype tensegrity robot reproduces forward crawling motion. NASA’s Space Technology Mission Director...
 

 
navy-china

USS Fort Worth conducts CUES with Chinese Navy

The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) practiced the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) with the People’s Liberation Army-Navy Jiangkai II frigate Hengshui (FFG 572) Feb. 23 enhancing the professional ma...
 
 

AEGIS tracks, simulates engagement of three short-range ballistic missiles

The Missile Defense Agency and sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyers USS Carney (DDG 64), USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), and USS Barry (DDG 52) successfully completed a flight test involving the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system. At approximately 2:30 a.m., EST, Feb. 26, three short-range ballistic missile targets were launched near simultaneously from NASA’s Wallops...
 
 

DOD seeks novel ideas to shape its technological future

The Defense Department is seeking novel ideas to shape its future, and officials are looking to industry, small business, academia, start-ups, the public – anyone, really – to boost its ability to prevail against adversaries whose access to technology grows daily. The program, called the Long-Range Research and Development Plan, or LRRDP, began with an...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>