Manufacturing for defense and space industries is a high-tech enterprise focused on the design, production and assembly of a broad array of products ranging from weapons, armor, armament systems and protective gear to military, naval and space vehicles, ships, aircraft and missiles. Research and development, technology, software and artificial intelligence are key drivers of innovation for creating smarter manufacturing processes.
Vermont is home to industry leaders General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and UTC Aerospace Systems and a supplier base that offers manufacturing capabilities in the key areas of:
- Armor, armored combat vehicles, armament systems, armor finishing, artillery and systems, biological identification, chemical analysis, deployable systems for command and control, inspection systems, intelligent munitions, missile launchers, naval and marine, precision machining, protective clothing, gear and equipment, maintenance and repair, and weapons and weapon systems.
An important market opportunity for Vermont, looking ahead, is the U.S. market for advanced protective gear and armor, which will reach $5.9 billion in 2019.
Defense and Space Exhibitors
A part of The CanRep Group, APP is an FAA approved Parts Manufacturing facility which manages the fabrication of various aircraft engine mount parts. We are a distributor of aircraft hardware, electrical and replacement parts, as well as being an approved Eastman and Castrol oils and lubricants distributor for the North East US. Our distribution line includes the Alglas group of cleaning products aimed at assisting aircraft operators, owners and maintainers keep the aircraft windows; IFE, Radar and instrument multi-functional displays clean and clear of static. These cleaning products are complimented with the PSI line of equipment providing solutions for servicing air, fuel, hydraulic lines in situ or in the shop. This later line is not limited to the aerospace environment and is used extensively in the oil and gas industry, food industry and anywhere hose, tube or pipe are found. Within our hardware products, APP maintains a wide selection of Helical wire inserts in both UNF/UNC and metric threads. The metric threaded inserts include the Rolls Royce approved line of AGS inserts used in large RR engines. Inserts are used in various applications to provide a positive means for repairing, protecting and strengthening all tapped threads. AeroParts Plus is an approved representative and stocking distributor of standard and specialty hinges from Aircraft Hinge of California.