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DeVal Lifecycle Support Original Equipment Manufacturer Ground Support Equipment USS Gerald Ford

DeVal Lifecycle Support is proud to continue to support the warfighter! Our CEO, Sam Thevanayagam recently had the opportunity to visit the largest Naval Base in the world at Norfolk Naval Shipyard to see first-hand how our customers are maintaining their equipment.

DeVal President and CEO Sam Thevanayagam onboard the USS Gerald. R. Ford

MHU 191's stacked below deck.

DeVal Manufactured MHU 191 and AERO 12C

DeVal Manufactured Drawbars on USS Gerald R. Ford

" It was awesome to see all the Armament Support Equipment manufactured by DeVal on board the vessel," said Thevanayagam. "Our fleet of aircrafts and carriers are a sign of freedom, and a piece of America, wherever they are in the world. The people and processes at DeVal Lifecycle Support play a vital part in enabling these efforts."

As a trusted OEM of the MHU-191 A/M Weapons Transporter for over 50 years, DeVal is proud to support manufacturing efforts on the first of it's class, the USS Gerald R. Ford! Thank you to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the opportunity to learn more about the people and processes involved!


DeVal Lifecycle Support, a Parts Life, Inc. Company, is a turnkey build to print mechanical manufacturer of armament and ground support equipment, sub-assemblies, and major parts and components. As a small business certified HUBZone contractor for the Department of Defense since 1954, DeVal LCS is a full-service original equipment manufacturer with extensive high precision machining capabilities used to support our prime and government customers. Products include munitions trailers adapters & add-ons, drawbars, cargo loaders, weapon transport adapters, bomb hoist, dollies, maintenance platforms, self-propelled weapons loaders, testing and tool sets, and more. DeVal operates under regimented performance guidelines constituted by ISO9001:2015 and AS9100D Certified Quality Management Systems Programs.

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