Kellstrom Defense Appointed as Exclusive Distributor for Ametek Thermal Management Systems

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is pleased to announce that they have been selected by AMETEK Thermal Management Systems (AMETEK TMS) to be their exclusive military distribution partner for the Hughes Treitler and Rotron product lines. Under the recently signed distribution agreement, KDA’s territory will cover global military operators, excluding Japan and Israel.

“The AMETEK Thermal Management Systems product group has a strong suite of technologies deployed across many U.S. manufactured defense platforms. Becoming an AMETEK Authorized Distributor and Repair partner represents a significant milestone for Kellstrom Defense,” comments Kellstrom Defense CEO Chris Celtruda. “This continued partnership showcases the global capability of Kellstrom Defense business and our team’s ability to connect AMETEK technologies to ensure defense customer mission readiness. We look forward to expanding relationship with AMETEK and are committed to delivering value to our customers through offering comprehensive aftermarket parts, component repair and technology insertion solutions for legacy military aircraft, rotary wing, land and sea platforms worldwide,” he adds.

About Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is a global provider for the sustainment of legacy defense aircraft through OEM sanctioned distribution, component MRO, and engineering and manufacturing solutions for the C-130, F-16, F-5/T-38, F-18, A-10, T-6, P-3, Boeing 707 defense derivative aircraft, and multiple rotary-wing platforms. With operations in Camarillo, California; Miramar, Florida; Macon, Georgia; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Windsor, Australia; and Singapore, the KDA team provides support to the United States military and over 60 partnering nations. KDA is committed to compliance, with hundreds of active export licenses and dedicated contract, export, and security personnel. The Kellstrom Defense Advantage is being the respected global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges. Further information is available at and

About Kellstrom Repair Services:

Kellstrom Repair Services, Inc. (“KRS”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”), specializes in providing Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (“MRO”) and sustainment solutions for legacy military aircraft and rotor wing platforms worldwide. KRS is a Honeywell and AMETEK Authorized Repair Station specializing in the repair and overhaul of Auxiliary Power Units, Engine Driven Compressors, and a full range of mechanical, electro-mechanical, instrument, pneumatic and fuel system components. KRS also specializes in the repair and overhaul of Accessory Class III components, Instrument Class I, II, III and IV avionics, and landing gear systems. KRS Repair Management leverages KRS in-house repair capabilities and a network of FAA & EASA authorized facilities to provide value-added MRO solutions for both OEMs and end user customer. Further information is available at:

Media Contact:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.
Ruth Garcia
​Director, Marketing & Communications

Source: Kellstrom Defense


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