Kellstrom Defense Signs Long Term Licensing Agreement With Lockheed Martin for C-130 ECS E2H® Upgrade Kit

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Lockheed Martin to manufacture, market, and sell KDA C-130 ECS E2H® Flight Station Upgrade Kits (“ECS E2H®”) in support of C-130 B-H model aircraft sustainment around the world. 

The ECS E2H® solution is now Lockheed Martin Hologram Certified utilizing KDA’s proprietary design and intellectual property. The ECS E2H® offers C-130 operators an alternative to the legacy C-130 30 PPM ECS System.

This upgrade is provided as a complete kit and is installed on-site by either customer or depot level airframe maintenance personnel, without the need for any major aircraft structural modifications. This solution combines KDA’s OEM partnerships, with our in-house engineering, manufacturing, MRO, and supply chain capabilities to ensure a long-term sustainment solution for this mission-critical aircraft platform.

About Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc. (“KDA”) is a global provider for the sustainment of legacy defense aircraft through OEM strategic distribution, component repair services, and engineered products for military transporters, fighter, and rotary wing platforms. The repair services business segment 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. The segment also specializes in the repair and overhaul of Accessory Class III components, Instrument Class I, II, III, and IV avionics, and landing gear systems. The Repair Management team leverages in-house repair capabilities and an FAA authorized facility to provide value-added repair solutions for OEMs and customers. With operations in Camarillo, CA; Miramar, FL; Macon, GA; Cambridge, UK; Windsor, AU; Singapore; United Arab Emirates; and Indonesia, 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 a respected global leader for defense aircraft sustainment, deploying an experienced team and complete capabilities to solve customer challenges. Further information is available at and

Media Contact:

Kellstrom Defense Aerospace, Inc.

Ruth Garcia

Director, Marketing & Communications

Source: Kellstrom Defense


Categories: Military and Defense, Aeronautics and Aerospace

Tags: C-130, Kellstrom Defense, Lockheed Martin