Overhauls and repairs require multiple parts, and many parts need to be replaced every time. A kit will provide you with the parts you need in convenient packaging right when you need it. Your company will save time and expense with lower administrative costs and less inventory on your shelves. Since all of the parts are in the kit, you no longer have to worry about whether each item was ordered or when the last part will arrive.
Kitco Defense kitting programs produce significant operational savings. Each Bill of Material (BOM) is procured, packaged and delivered per your unique requirements. Kitting benefits are recognized by the largest defense contractors in the world. We can manage bill of materials (BOM) as large as the customer requires. The BOM can be procured and delivered by many different methods as required by individual customer requirements. These kits contain thousands of parts.
Kitco Defense has the ability to manage avionics upgrade kits. This is demonstrated by the continued support of the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP). This kit contains many LRUs and large wire harnesses as well as sheet metal items and a tail number specific kit. Configuration management is mandatory to ensure the right kit components are included in each tail number kit. Each kit requires a 40-foot C-Van for shipment to the USAF customer.
Kitco can also produce kits with structural build to print components and installation hardware included. An example of this is the continued support of Northrop Grumman F-5 and T-38 Structural Upgrade Programs (SUP). We can also produce tool kits in support of OEM requirements. An example of this service is the support of the Northrop Grumman RQ-4 program. Our company supports initial provisioning kits for OEM FMS deliveries. exemplified the continued support of the Sikorsky UH-60 Hardware Collector kits for their FMS deliveries. One kit supports five UH-60s.