Experience

Coastal Mechanics’ experience and track record means it is held to the highest standards of aerospace and defense manufacturing regulations, accreditation, and levels of quality control. Our certifications and compliance regime ensures that we are prepared to address any and every logistical challenge in the industry. Our certifications and approvals include:

AS9100C Certified

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ISO 9001:2008 Certified

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MIL-I-45208A Approved

The U.S. Department of Defense has certified that our rigorous inspections systems ensure final products conform to drawings, specifications, and contract requirements. They also pass all source inspections and tests required by specific individual contracts.

State Department DDTC/ITAR Registered

As a U.S. company, we are registered with the U.S. Department of State to provide technical defense services to militaries all over the world, and regularly file export licenses. Our registration number for the last 30 years: M-3094

  • Company Profile


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    AS9100 CERTIFIED
    MIL-I-45208A APPROVED
    DOD JCP 2345 CERTIFIED
    DDTC/ITAR REGISTERED AND COMPLIANT
    FAA-0056 COMPLIANT
    AS5553 COUNTERFEIT COMPLIANT
    IN-HOUSE RESEARCH/DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY CONTROL DEPARTMENTS APPROVED BY VARIOUS OEM SUPPLY CHAINS

    OUR CLIENTS INCLUDE:

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    WE HAVE ALSO WORKED ON SOME OF THE MOST COMPLICATED WEAPONS SYSTEMS IN THE WORLD, INCLUDING:

    U.S. MARINE CORPS ASSETS

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    FA-18_HornetFA-18 Hornet
    EA-6B_ProwlerEA-6B Prowler
    AV-8B_HarrierAV-8B Harrier
    AH-1W_CobraAH-1W Cobra
    CH-46_Sea_KnightCH-46 Sea Knight
    CH-53_StallionCH-53 Stallion
    c-20G_h_gulfstreamC-20G/H Gulfstream IV
    T-45_GoshawkT-45 Goshawk

    Army & Helicopter Assets

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    UH-60_BlackhawkUH-60 Blackhawk
    SH-60_SeahawkSH-60 Seahawk
    AH-64_ApacheAH-64 Apache
    OH-58D_KiowaOH-58D Kiowa
    ah-1s_CobraAH-1S Cobra
    UH-1H_HueyUH-1H Huey
    500MD_Defender500MD Defender
    SH-3_SeakKingSH-3 Sea King
    bell_206b-3-th-67TH-67 Creek

    Air Defense, Radar & Other

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    HAWKHAWK
    NIKE-HerculesNIKE-HERCULES
    TOWTOW
    AIM-9AIM-9
    AIM-7AIM-7
    an-FPS-117AN/FPS-117
    AN-TPS-43AN/TPS-43
    AN-TPW-36AN/TPQ-36/37

    AIR FORCE ASSETS

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    f-16_fighting_FalconF-16 Fighting Falcon
    f-15_eagleF-15 Eagle
    e_f_tigerF-5A/B and E/F Tiger
    f-4_PhantomF-4 Phantom
    A-10_warthogA-10 Warthog
    c-130_herculesC-130 Hercules
    p-3_orionP-3 Orion
    e-3_sentryE-3 Sentry
    e-2_HawkeyeE-2 Hawkeye
    KC-135_TankerKC-135 Tanker
    c-17_globemasterC-17 Globemaster


  • Contracting Experience


    • Expertise in all forms of international shipping, customs, freight, export/import licenses (ITAR, DDTC, US Department of State, US Department of Commerce), performance bonds and contracting financial instruments, AES filings
    • Experience with all forms of US Government packaging and shipping directives
    • Knowledge of Source Approval Management, First Article Testing (FAT), US Government quality inspection practices (DD250 and other GSI)
    • Experience with all forms of contracting including FAR 15, IDIQ, PBL, PBH


  • Quality Control


    At Coastal Mechanics, we understand that our reputation is only as good as the last service we delivered. That is why we follow a rigorous quality control process designed to exceed industry standards.

    Our process includes:

    • A Certified Quality Management System that conforms to both the Aerospace Standard (AS) and International Standards Organization (ISO) frameworks.
    • Counterfeit Parts Prevention: We strictly follow the National Quality Assurance AS5553 standardized requirements, practices, and processes concerning parts management, supplier management, procurement, inspection, and evaluation. We are rigorous in our commitment to only supplying certified parts.
    • Regular Government Audits: We open our supply chain to government inspections on a regular basis to ensure all parties that we are only using approved manufacturers and parts.
    • Government Source Inspections: Our contractors are each subject to regular government inspection.
    • Internal corrective/preventive action program to assure continuous improvement
    • Majority of component traceability records are retained on average of 10 years+

    We utilize Lean and Six Sigma process improvement tools to focus on data and encourage analysis-based decision-making.



  • People and Organizations


    Coastal Mechanics is proud to employ veterans of the United States Military. The average member of Coastal Mechanics has more than 20+ years experience in military service with various branches of the armed services.

    Coastal Mechanics and/or members of its organization are proud to be members of the following organizations:

    • Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
    • Army Aviation Association (AAAA)
    • Air Force Association (AFA)
    • Association of Naval Aviation (ANA)
    • Helicopter Association International (HAI)

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