Spirit AeroSystems successfully supports defense customers with an in-depth understanding of what a mission demands of an aircraft. Knowing the mission goals, what resources are available, and what constraints are being faced is critical. Spirit pairs this industry knowledge with technical expertise and pioneering research and development to deliver innovations to the U.S. military.
Spirit AeroSystems expects defense segment annual business to account for 10 to 15% of the company’s annual revenue in five years. Current defense projects include the Lockheed/Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter. Learn about other ways Spirit is expanding to meet demand.
Proud to be part of “Team Valor,” Spirit AeroSystems celebrated together with Bell Helicopter on the milestone first flight of the V-280 Valor. Spirit manufacturers the helicopter’s complete fuselage in Wichita, Kan.
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