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AAMSI Appoints David Clark as Vice President of Defense & Aerospace

February 5, 2016
By Business Wire News


Associated Aircraft Manufacturing and Sales, Inc. (AAMSI) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Clark to the role of Vice President of Defense & Aerospace. In his primary role, Mr. Clark will work in direct support of global operators of Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Sikorsky military aircraft including F-18, F-15, CH-47, P-3, C-130, and UH-60 variants. Mr. Clark is an integral part of the business development team designed to enhance, expand, and strengthen AAMSI’s position.

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AAMSI Appoints David Clark as Vice President of Defense & Aerospace. (Photo: Business Wire)

AAMSI Appoints David Clark as Vice President of Defense & Aerospace. (Photo: Business Wire)

David began his aviation career in the US Navy, where he served for 21 years in multiple capacities including P-3 Flight Engineer and retired as a Chief Petty Officer. Mr. Clark’s extensive experience includes maintenance and material management, quality assurance, flight operations and aircrew training. David holds a current FAA Airframe & Power Plant license. His background in international sales and business development will be a key element in the growth of AAMSI.

Prior to joining AAMSI, David was recently Director of P-3 Product Line, where he directed efforts for global support of the P-3 aircraft in distribution, repair management, and manufacturing. Previously, David also worked with Innovative Solutions & Support, AAR Airlift/Presidential Airways, Sikorsky, and L-3 IS in various roles and responsibilities.

“David is a great addition to the AAMSI team and we are proud to have him join us,” said Kevin O’Shea, Chief Operating Officer of AAMSI. “David’s extensive knowledge in all facets of aviation, both fixed and rotary wing, combined with over 34 years of experience in private industry and the US Navy, will be of great value to our global customers and internal team.”

Established in 1953, AAMSI is a Small Business that has built a strong reputation within the Aerospace and Defense industries with agile aerospace manufacturing, repair and logistics expertise for military avionics and structural components. AAMSI is an established leader in the global market for IFF (Identification Friend or Foe) systems.

For more than 30 years, AAMSI has developed, manufactured and repaired Mark XII Diversity systems for the Original Equipment Manufacturers, US Government and approved foreign militaries. AAMSI has full evaluation and repair capability for the KY-532, APX-64, APX-72, APX-76, APX-77, APX-100, APX-101, APX-109, APX-110, APX-121 and UPX-39. AAMSI also manufactures the APX-72, APX-77, APX-109, APX-101. In 2010, AAMSI introduced the AN/APX-121 MK XII IFF Diversity Transponder next-generation, solid state, IFF technology to the market.

AAMSI is licensed by Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation to design, manufacture and/or repair a number of legacy electronic systems across a wide variety of military platforms. AAMSI also provides cables, boards, boxes, electronics design, manufacturing and repair of aerospace components and systems.

AAMSI is licensed to manufacture hundreds of F-15, F/A-18 and other military aircraft landing gear and structural airframe parts.

In addition to its avionics and manufacturing capability, AAMSI has a strong expertise in ITAR compliance and is a leader in procuring thousands of parts for foreign allies of the U.S. around the world. In addition to procuring parts, AAMSI maintains millions of legacy parts in stock for its customers.

AAMSI has been a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Contractor since the mid-1970s, registered with the U.S. Government’s Business Partner Network and the Central Contractor Registration under CAGE Code 56540. We are registered to AS 9001 rev C, maintain a DoD sponsored Secret Facility Clearance and are fully ITAR Compliant.

Associated Aircraft Manufacturing and Sales, Inc. (AAMSI)
Kevin O’Shea, 954-229-3302
Executive Vice President, Director, and Chief Operating Officer