Derco Capabilities


Derco is the world leader in providing aircraft spares, services, and solutions to customers around the globe. Through solid relationships with premier Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), Derco maintains one of the largest and most diversified aircraft spares inventories in the world. To help sustain worldwide fleets of military and commercial aircraft, Derco offers an industry leading suite of fleet management solutions, including Spares Distribution, Logistics Solutions, Repair and Overhaul Services, and Technical Solutions.


Derco provides best in class and affordable end-to-end supply chain management worldwide. Military and commercial customers rely on Derco for quick, accurate, and reliable parts supply. Specializing in off the shelf, hard-to-find and legacy equipment, Derco offers hardware replacements to the US Government and international militaries for both structural and consumable parts, as well as a certified vendor program.

Supply chain management is focused on increasing parts availability, streamlining warehousing and operations, as well as decreasing unit, administrative, and inventory costs. Derco’s forecasting utilizes worldwide demand, consumption rates, and robust inventory management technology.

U.S. Government
Derco has a long-term, firm-fixed price contract and Basic Ordering Agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to supply factory new repair parts and spares for out of production Lockheed Martin systems, aircraft, equipment, and platforms. Derco specializes in hard-to-find parts and uses Lockheed Martin engineering (and reverse engineering), proprietary manufacturing processes and procedures to ensure repair parts meet or exceed Lockheed Martin’s specifications and quality standards. Using Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) technologies, eCommerce solutions, requirements processing, and metrics monitoring, Derco assists DLA in meeting its commitment to supporting the US Military Services. In addition, Derco is the overall integrator of Lockheed Martin Business Units, supplying Lockheed Martin proprietary parts to all DLA Supply Centers (Aviation, Land and Maritime, and Troop Support).

Logistics Solutions

Scalable performance based logistics solutions

Derco’s Logistics Solutions provide a multi-faceted and multi-level approach to integrated platform support to satisfy customer requirements. Each solution can include material support, rotable component pooling, training, infrastructure development, life-cycle management and customized performance metrics tailored to each customer.

These unique and personalized solutions offer customers, operators and MROs ‘best commercial practices’ that have resulted in improved fleet availability as well as predictable and reduced operational costs.




Price List

Fixed price list and turnaround time (TAT) of parts over an agreed time period supporting customer requirements.

Simplifies ordering process, improves lead-times.

Point of Use Task Kitting

Customized Bill of Material (BOM) developed for specific customer requirements.

Consolidates multiple part requirements under one kit.

Consignment & Vendor Managed Inventory

Dedicated inventory stocked at customer location for use as needed for aircraft maintenance.

Ensures high part availability rates, while maintaining optimized inventory.

Repair and Return

Agreed to TAT and pricing supporting customer component repair requirements.

Guarantees pricing and turn-around-time (TAT).

System By the Hour (SBtH)

Fixed hourly cost per customer flight hour, designed to meet customer requirements.

Places material availability and responsibility with Derco, enables customer to focus on aircraft missions and operations.

Technical Solutions

Derco’s technical solutions team provides an extensive offering of avionic, structural and mechanical upgrades, as well as engineering services for intermediate and depot level infrastructure development. Customized infrastructure development solutions allow operators to modernize or repurpose current equipment, add new capability, and provide complete turn-key infrastructure solutions.

  • Aircraft Modifications and Upgrades including Avionics and Structural Systems
  • Engineering and Technical Support: Aircraft and Component Levels
  • Component Reclamation / Sustainment / Obsolescence Management
  • Component Modifications and Upgrades
  • Design and Development of Maintenance and Repair Facilities
  • Aircraft Structural Analysis and Rebuild
  • Training Services & Modules
  • Design, Fabricate, Modify Test Stands, Tooling

Repair & Overhaul

A Winning Solution – Dedicated to Service, Quality and Reliability

For 40 years Derco has been offering a complete package of service, quality and reliability not found anywhere else. Its 45,000 square foot state-of-the-art overhaul & repair facility allows Derco to deliver cost-effective solutions that meet or exceed OEM-quality testing specifications. It has a team of highly skilled, experienced technicians that pride themselves on providing customers with prompt, bestin- class service.

Derco is ISO 9001 certified, AS9110 aerospace standard registered, and certified to FAA Part 145, and EASA with Accessory Class I, II, and III ratings. Derco staffs several level II and III NDT certified specialists to perform magnetic particle and fluorescent penetrant inspections in-house. Additionally, Derco is a Lockheed Martin C-130 Hologram Authorized Repair Facility.

Derco understands demand for faster turnaround times (TAT), greater reliability, improved quality and reduced costs.

  • Dedicated customer support
  • OEM Warranty repair services and exchanges
  • In-house engineering & test stand development
  • Rotable Pool
  • Performance Based Solutions
  • Comprehensive Hourly Solutions
  • 50+ OEM Relationships

Comprehensive Capabilities Include:













Intermittent Fault Detection (IFDIS)

Intermittent Fault Detection (IFDIS)

Platform Capabilities


Military Transport

Derco is the global leader in providing militaries with fleet support that spans the life of the aircraft. Its expertise is based on over 40 years of experience in supporting C-130.

Military Fighter

Derco is the world leader in military aircraft support and has been helping operators maintain fleet capability for over 40 years. Derco offers a complete line of services.


Since 1979, Derco has been providing services to commercial customers worldwide. Its continued success is built on agreements with industry leading OEMs.

Rotary Wing

Derco is a Sikorsky approved component repair center supporting Seahawk, Blackhawk and other rotary wing platform.

Contacts   ___
Derco, A Lockheed Martin Company
8000 W Tower Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53223
Phone: (414) 355-3066