New York-based BJG Electronics to supply KAI helo programs
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New York-based BJG Electronics to supply KAI helo programs

Multi-year agreement provides Korean Aerospace Industries with interconnect, electromechanical components.

November 23, 2022

Ronkonkoma, New York-based BJG Electronics Group (BJG) has a long-term agreement with Korean Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI) to support the Korean Utility Helicopter – KUH-1 Surion and the Light Armed Helicopter (LAH) program with interconnect and electromechanical components.

The KUH-1 Surion is Korea's first indigenous helicopter and is being deployed for operations in Korea with the military, police, emergency medical transport, forest service, and Coast Guard. Further variants of the KUH-1 Surion have enhanced interiors suited to VIP passengers and structurally strengthened versions support an external payload including fuel tanks or weapons.

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Left to Right: Dwight Van Lake, John Goss, Chang Shik Jung, Changyun Oh, Brooke Limbaugh, J.R. Miramontes

The multi-year agreement with BJG will allow KAI to minimize inventory and assure consistent quality supply as program requirements dictate. BJG has provided similar products & supply chain services to many of the world's leading aviation original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).

Glenn Davidson, BJG CEO commented, "BJG is honored to join KAI as a supplier to the KUH-1 Surion helicopter program. Our team is committed to meeting KAI's demanding supplier requirements and contributing to the success of this program in the coming years."

BJG Electronics Group has six locations in the U.S. certified to ISO9001:2015 & AS9100:2016. With 32 franchised lines, more than 300,000 unique part numbers, and 125,000ft2 of warehouse space, BJG's comprehensive product offering provides standard and engineered solutions supporting harsh environment interconnect and electromechanical requirements.