PDI Receives SOCOM-141 Trailer Order
by: PDI
Sep 22, 2020
This week, PDI received an order for 4 SOCOM-141 munitions and cargo trailers. The trailer has a 5,700 pound load capacity and is designed to carry small munitions (grenades, hellfire missiles, etc) and additional cargo used by the Army Special Operations Command. The trailers are tarped and netted in bunkers until needed and are air transportable. As stated by a Sergeant from their Special Operations Aviation Regiment, "These trailers have seen extensive use in training and real world operations worldwide. They are absolutely vital to the successful accomplishment of our mission."
KWD Designs Custom LM-100 Maintenance Stand
by: PDI
Aug 13, 2020
KWD engineering team recently completed a custom maintenance stand design for the LM-100/L-100 aircraft. The 6-month effort began for KWD in Q1 2020 after receiving a contract from an MRO organization in the United States to "design and build a maintenance stand to support our maintenance efforts on and around Lockheed Martin L-100 aircraft." KWD will now begin its production phase of manufacturing the unit to prepare for delivery and installation in early 2021.
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KWD Produces Paratroop Door Stairs for Major Defense Contractor
by: PDI
Aug 7, 2020
In July, KWD produced and shipped multiple Paratroop Door Stair Assemblies (part no. 38-510-102; NSN 1730-01-656-8813) to a major defense contractor located in the United States. The unit provides access to the paratroop door and can be used with the paratroop door in-place. It is an aluminum-constructed assembly with 40-inch wide stair treads, and includes four swivel lock casters and four manual jacks for up to 12 inches of vertical adjustment.
PDI Receives MHU-141 Sustainment Kit Order from NSPA Agency / NATO
by: PDI
Jun 30, 2020
This month, PDI received an order for 23 MHU-141 sustainment kits (PDI part no. 3-913) from NSPA on behalf of a NATO country. Deliveries will occur within a 60-day timeframe. Shown above is a 3D rendering of the kit. Read More
KWD Ships Prop Stand to Middle East Customer
by: PDI
May 12, 2020
Pictured above at PDI/KWD manufacturing facility is work-in-process of Propeller Stand, part no. 133-384029-1 (KWD part no. 450-100-1). This month, KWD shipped this "Prop Stand" to a Middle East customer. The "Prop Stand" carries two propellers and specifically provides for transportation, storage and maintenance of JPATS T-6A aircraft propellers.
KWD Receives NAVAIR Order for 9 Propeller Dollies
by: PDI
May 11, 2020
This month, KWD received an order from NAVAIR for 9 propeller dollies (part no. 207-000-104). The unit is used for transportation and storage of the GE Aviation R391 six bladed propeller used on the C-130J aircraft and the C-27J model aircraft. The unit also provides with an arbor post for the Hamilton Standard 54H60 four bladed propeller, used on the P-3 and the C130B-H models. KWD is also currently in initial stages of developing a modification to the dolly to allow it to support the 8-blade NP2000 propeller.
PDI Receives Order for 5 ea MHU-141's for End User Air Force in Southeast Asian Region
by: PDI
Dec 2, 2019
In late November, PDI received an order for 5 each MHU-141 munitions trailers (part no. 748500, NSN 1740-01-031-5868) in support of an air force in the Southeast Asian region. The purchase is an add-on to prior orders in recent years for the same end user as they have seen improved efficiencies in flight line operations using PDI's MHU-141's.
PDI Produces F-16 Pylon Launcher Stands for Air Force Customer
by: PDI
Nov 7, 2019
In October, PDI produced 4 each F-16 Pylon Launcher Stands, part no. 200025470-10, for a U.S. Air Force customer. The Stand - which is load tested at 5,000 pounds prior to shipping - is used to carry, transport, store and maintain F-16 pylon launchers. See more at our Instagram page by clicking READ MORE below. Read More
PDI Awarded F-16 Gun Maintenance Trailer Contract from U.S. Air Force
by: PDI
Aug 30, 2019
PDI was recently awarded a contract from the United States Air Force to manufacture 3 each F-16 gun maintenance trailers, part no. 20084625-10. The trailer is used to carry, transport and store F-16 guns so that airmen can perform proper maintenance. "We are excited to add this new product line to the... Read More
PDI Receives Contract to Produce 73 Generator Wheel Kits, part no. 6-479
by: PDI
Aug 19, 2019
PDI was recently awarded a contract for 73 generator wheel kits, part no. 6-479 (NSN 6115-01-573-5922), via third-party logistics program to support the United States Air Force. Deliveries will occur in Q4 calendar year 2019.
PDI Receives Order for 4 ea Engine Transport Trailers for European End User
by: PDI
Jun 27, 2019
This week, PDI received an order for 4 each 3000-series engine transport trailers (part no. 4800-000-00) to support a European end user. "We have seen a surge in demand for our engine trailers," said Nathan Haber, Vice President of Sales and Business Development. "We are committed to providing these trailers in a timely manner so that military aircraft can be properly serviced without disruption."
PDI Receives Contract to Produce 103 each AMMPS Generator Retrofit Wheel Kits
by: PDI
Mar 21, 2019
PDI recently received a U.S. DoD contract to produce 103 each retrofit wheel kits (PDI part no. 5647-01, NSN 6115-01-669-1192) for the AMMPS Generators used by multiple U.S. military branches. The contract, which will be completed in the Summer of 2019, proceeds several years after PDI had designed the retrofit kits and after testing had been proven and accepted at Holloman Air Force Base. The versatility of these "universal" kits provides the Government with an efficient and effective sustainment option, supporting 15 KW, 30 KW and 60 KW generator sets.
BAE Systems Issues 100% Gold Rating to PDI
by: PDI
Feb 27, 2019
BAE Systems recently issued a supplier scorecard to PDI with an overall 100% quality and delivery rating, earning PDI as a gold status supplier to one of the world's largest defense contractors.
Sullair OFD1550 Compressor - Using PDI Running Gear - Receives RER 2018 Innovative Product Award
by: PDI
Feb 7, 2019
Rental Equipment Register (RER) magazine has selected the Sullair OFD1550 portable oil free rotary screw air compressor - which is mobilized using PDI running gear - as the top winner in the Compressors/Air Tools equipment category of its 2018 Innovative Product Awards. Read More
USAF Officials Inspect MHU's for International Shipment to Asia Pacific Region
by: PDI
Dec 3, 2018
US Air Force officials from Eglin Air Force Base visited PDI recently to inspect and sign off on MHU-110 and MHU-141 munitions trailers that are headed to a foreign military customer in the Asia Pacific region. This requirement was part of a large weapons and weapons support equipment procurement being managed by the contracting officials at Eglin. All inspections passed smoothly and the munitions trailers are now being routed overseas.
PDI Begins Deliveries for 3000 Series Engine Trailers, part no. 4800-000-00
by: PDI
Sep 5, 2018
In late August, PDI began shipments of 57 ea 3000 series engine trailer (part no. 4800-000-00) for a foreign military sales (FMS) case that will ultimately arrive to a Middle East end user. Shipments will continue throughout the next month until all units have been completed and shipped on this program. - Above is a picture of the disassembled engine trailer (1 ea) contained in an overseas storage container/box that provides for ease of use and logistics for the end user. PDI looks forward to providing foreign end users additional 3000 series engine trailers through future FMS and/or direct commercial procurement cases.
General Atomics Aeronautical Presents PDI with 2017 Supplier Excellence Award
by: PDI
May 2, 2018
On Tuesday May 1, 2018, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GAAS) presented PDI with a 2017 Supplier Excellence Award for quality and delivery performance. The award was reserved for the top one percent (1%) of GAAS suppliers.
PDI Receives ISO 9001:2015 Registration
by: PDI
Feb 5, 2018
On February 5, 2018, PDI was issued its Intertek Certificate of Registration as an ISO 9001:2015 manufacturer and supplier. Per the certificate, the management system is applicable to the "Design, development and manufacture of Munitions Handling Units, weapons handling/transport/storage and counter-measure systems, and other ground support equipment."

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