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DeVal Lifecycle Support Receives Nadcap® Accreditation for Non-Destructive Testing

Updated: 4 days ago

DeVal Lifecycle Support, a leading manufacturer of armament and ground support equipment, is proud to announce that it has received the prestigious NADCAP (National Aerospace and Defense Contractors Accreditation Program) certification for Non-Destructive Testing (NDT). With a focus on continuous improvement and exceeding customer expectations, DeVal Lifecycle Support is committed to maintain the highest quality standards and processes.

Enhanced Capabilities for Aerospace Customers

With the NADCAP certification for NDT, DeVal Lifecycle Support is equipped to provide advanced testing services that are vital in the defense industrial base. These services include:

  • Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI)

  • Penetrant Testing (PT)

These non-destructive testing methods are essential for detecting flaws and ensuring the structural integrity of aerospace components without causing any damage, thereby extending the lifecycle of critical parts and enhancing overall safety.

"We are thrilled to receive NADCAP certification for Non-Destructive Testing," said Derrick Whitfield, Quality Manager at DeVal Lifecycle Support. "The work our team has put forward towards quality processes demonstrates our commitment to meeting the stringent requirements of the aerospace and defense industry. With this certification, we are excited to continue to support our customers with the highest level of testing and inspection services available."

Download DeVal's Nadcap Certification

Certificate Nadcap (Aerospace) NonDestructive Testing audit # 227891
Download PDF • 320KB

The aim of the Nadcap® program is to assess process capability for compliance to industry standards and customer requirements. By achieving Nadcap® accreditation, DeVal Lifecycle Support has demonstrated their compliance.

Jay Solomond, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the Performance Review Institute, said “Nadcap accreditation is globally recognized as a hallmark of quality, and is a major accomplishment. For many years, the aerospace industry has incorporated Nadcap into its approach for handling risk, as it demonstrates compliance to industry standards and customer requirements. I am delighted, therefore, that DeVal Lifecycle Support has achieved Nadcap accreditation for Non-Destructive Testing and that all their hard work has paid off.”

About Nadcap®  Created in 1990 by SAE International, Nadcap® is administered by the not-for-profit Performance Review Institute® (PRI). PRI is a global provider of customer-focused solutions designed to improve process and product quality by adding value, reducing total cost and promoting collaboration among stakeholders in industries where safety and quality are shared goals. PRI works closely with industry to understand their emerging needs and offers customized solutions in response. Learn more at or contact PRI at

About DeVal Lifecycle Support

DeVal Lifecycle Support, a Parts Life, Inc. Company, is a full service build to print mechanical manufacturer of armament and ground support equipment, sub-assemblies, and major parts and components for military systems and sub-systems for 70 years. As a small business certified HUBZone contractor for the Department of Defense, 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, 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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