AAR to Support AMETEK Military Aircraft
AAR signed an exclusive agreement with AMETEK Aerospace & Defense to be its exclusive worldwide military aftermarket distributor supporting military aircraft
AAR, August 24, 2017 - WOOD DALE, Illinois — AAR announced today its OEM Aftermarket Solutions group has signed an exclusive agreement with the Power and Data Systems (PDS) Business of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense to be its exclusive worldwide military aftermarket distributor supporting military helicopter, transport, fighter and special missions aircraft.
The AMETEK products that are covered by the global agreement are specifically for foreign and domestic defense customers and include AMPHION power distribution units, starter generators, generator control units, primary and secondary power distribution, solid-state power controllers and relays, remote control circuit breakers, arc fault protection, brushless motors, pump motors, actuators, cockpit instruments, data acquisition units, engine interface units, bus protocol converters, and engine monitoring systems.
“We are excited to be partnering with AMETEK, and this agreement leverages AAR’s unique ability to reach all military customers – both foreign and domestic – via our global military supply chain network,” said Eric Young, Senior Vice President, AAR OEM Aftermarket Solutions.
"AMETEK is pleased to have AAR on board as our exclusive military distributor," said Keith Reazin, Vice President for AMETEK PDS. “AAR’s extensive sales network combined with its excellent sales systems will benefit AMETEK PDS’ military customers around the world by offering them easy access to necessary spare parts and the best support network available.”
About AMETEK Power and Data Systems: Power and Data Systems is a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, a leader in engine and aircraft monitoring systems; data acquisition units; fuel and fluid measurement systems; heat transfer and cooling systems; and maintenance and repair services. AMETEK Aerospace & Defense is a division of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices.
About AAR: AAR (NYSE: AIR) is a global aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 5,000 people in over 20 countries. Based in Wood Dale, Illinois, AAR supports commercial aviation and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services. AAR’s Aviation Services include inventory management; parts supply; OEM parts distribution; aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul; and component repair. AAR’s Expeditionary Services include airlift operations; mobility systems; and command and control centers in support of military and humanitarian missions.
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