AMETEK MRO North America Announces Enhanced Focus on Military and Defense Capabilities

AMETEK MRO North America Announces Enhanced Focus on Military and Defense Capabilities

WILMINGTON, MA (SEPTEMBER 30, 2021) - AMETEK MRO, a global provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) and original equipment manufacturing (OEM), has been supporting military programs for decades. Today, AMETEK MRO announced its enhanced focus to expand into more capabilities and platforms throughout the military market.

AMETEK and the AMETEK MRO division have been OEM and MRO leaders in the military and defense market for many years. With this enhanced focus, AMETEK MRO has expanded its offerings, and we’ve elevated our teams to better support our military customers and their specialized needs,” said Brian Hoffmann, Vice President and General Manager of the AMETEK MRO division.

The AMETEK MRO team has extensive capabilities in avionics, fire & oxygen, fuel, heat transfers, hydraulics, pneumatics, and power across a variety of fixed- and rotary-wing aircrafts. These capabilities are offered by AMETEK MRO businesses including Ameron, Drake Air, Southern Aeroparts, and B&S Aircraft. Some examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Heat Exchangers for C-130, C-5, HH-65, KC-135, and MH-60R
  • Engine Fire Suppression for C-17, F-16, V-22, AH-1Z, and UH-1Y
  • Starter Generators for AH-1, Bell 212, Bell 412, CN-235/HC-144, Ranger, T-6, and UH-1

“The AMETEK MRO division provides world class support, quality, and turnaround times. We pride ourselves on being a nimble and responsive partner to the MRO markets. Equally as important, AMETEK MRO offers lower costs and quick-to-market OEM product developers,” continued Hoffmann.  “Our customers receive a competitive advantage as we reduce their total cost of ownership while providing best-in-market customer support.”

Repair and Overhaul Capabilities

AMETEK MRO has comprehensive test, repair, and overhaul capabilities across multiple military airframes and powerplants as a third-party repair facility. The company’s expanding portfolio of source approved parts (SAP) as well as source approved repairs (SAR), maximizes the value you'll receive by reducing procurement costs, improving asset availability, and reducing repair turnaround time.

Design and Manufacturing Capabilities

AMETEK MRO has multiple active component manufacturing programs across a variety of platforms. Its in-house, vertically integrated engineering and manufacturing capabilities allow its teams to design and manufacture new parts including build-to-print. AMETEK MRO has additional capabilities to reverse engineer parts to resolve obsolescence. Its teams focus on design to cost, manufacturability, and repairability to reduce customers’ total cost of ownership from development to production and sustainment of the program.

The company’s facilities are FAA/EASA, AS9110, and AS9100 approved and are on track to achieve NADCAP certification on several processes.

Learn more about AMETEK MRO's military and defense solutions, or contact us to speak about your application needs.


AMETEK MRO, a division of AMETEK, is a leading global provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for commercial, regional, military, and general aviation aircrafts. AMETEK MRO services more than 40,000 aircraft components, with capabilities including avionics; fuel; heat transfer; landing gear; hydraulics; pneumatics; power; safety and medical; wheels and brakes; and more. AMETEK MRO has 14 locations around the world and approximately 800 employees across its businesses: AEM, Aeromedic, Ameron, AMETEK Singapore, Antavia, Avtech Avionics and Instruments, B&S Aircraft, Drake Air, Muirhead Avionics, and Southern Aeroparts. For more information, visit and follow AMETEK MRO on LinkedIn.

AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2020 sales of more than $4.5 billion. The common stock of AMETEK is a component of the S&P 500.