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									Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc.

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Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc.                                                      Key Employees
                                                                                 Name                       Job Title
Fast Facts
                                    1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, 06002-   Alphonse J. Lariviere      Vice President - Finance
Headquarters Address
                                    0002, United States of America
                                                                                 Gregory L. Steiner         President
Telephone                           + 1 860 2437100
                                                                                                            President - Kaman
                                                                                 James Larwood
Fax                                 N/A                                                                     Composites
                                                                                                            President - Kaman
                                                                                 John Kornegay
Website                             www.kamanaero.com                                                       Precision Products
                                                                                                            Vice President - Contract
                                                                                 Richard C. Forsberg
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       N/A                                                                     Management
                                                                                                            Strategy and Development
                                                                                 Richard Thorley
Number of Employees                 N/A                                                                     Director
                                                                                                            President - Kaman
                                                                                 Robert Kanaskie
Fiscal Year End                     December                                                                Aerostructures
                                                                                                            President - Specialty
                                                                                 Robert Paterson
Revenue (in US$ million)            486.52                                                                  Bearings
                                                                                                            President - Helicopters
                                                                                 Salvatore S. Bordonaro
                                                                                                            division


                                                                                 Company Overview
SWOT Analysis
                                                                                 Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. (Kaman
Strengths                           Weaknesses                                   Aerospace) is a manufacturer of aerostructures,
                                                                                 helicopters and precision components for global
Broad product offerings             Ongoing litigations                          aerospace and defense markets. It operates as
                                                                                 a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation. The
Inorganic growth strategy           Weak operating performance                   company offers electro-optic devices, fuses and
                                                                                 safety systems, aircraft components, memory
Strong aerospace clientele                                                       systems, aerospace bearings, complex metallic
                                                                                 and composite structures, fixed and rotary
                                                                                 aircraft, safing and arming solutions for missile
Opportunities                       Threats
                                                                                 and bomb systems, and non-contact position
                                                                                 measuring systems. Kaman Aerospace 's other
Business expansion                  Foreign currency fluctuations                offerings include Super Seasprite and K-MAX
Rising demand for unmanned air                                                   Aerial Truck helicopters and maritime and large
                                    Government contract compliance               transport helicopters. The company provides
vehicles
                                                                                 complete product development support, program
Sizable US aircraft manufacturing
                                    Rapidly changing technology                  management, configuration management and
market
                                                                                 quality systems. It has facilities located in the US
Strong growth potential in the                                                   and Australia. KAG is headquartered in
                                    Stringent regulations
helicopter market                                                                Bloomfield, Connecticut, US.

                                                                                 Key Competitors
                                                                                 CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (Ticker: IRKT)

                                                                                 Ducommun AeroStructures, Inc.

                                                                                 GKN Aerospace Services

                                                                                 Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (Ticker: SPR)

                                                                                 Triumph Aerostructures - Vought Aircraft Division




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 6
    2.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................6
    2.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................6
    2.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................6
    2.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................7
    2.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................8
3     Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. - History ................................................................................................ 9
4     Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. - Key Employees................................................................................. 10
5     Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................. 11
    5.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................11
    5.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................11
6     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 14
    6.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................14
    6.2      Disclaimer................................................................................................................................................
								
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