WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2022) – Delaware Resource Group of Oklahoma, LLC (DRG) on Tuesday received one of 22 Elite Supplier Awards from Lockheed Martin (LM) Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) for its excellence in quality, performance, and on-time delivery.
The honorees, selected from more than 13,700 suppliers, were honored during a ceremony at the LM RMS 2022 Supplier Conference at the PGA National Resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.
“This award truly represents our entire team’s dedication to performance on the multiple programs we support around the world,” said DRG President and Chief Operating Officer Brian Busey. “We have a long-standing relationship Lockheed Martin and look forward to many more years of mutually beneficial success.”
DRG has served as a supplier to Lockheed Martin since 2010. During that time, DRG supported the C-130H Aircrew Training System for 10 years and supported LM C-130J training in India. The Oklahoma City-based company currently serves as primary subcontractor to LM RMS providing F-35A/B/C aircrew training and Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) support at 10 F-35 bases. DRG also serves as subcontractor to LM RMS providing simulator maintenance and procurement support for the AC-130, CV-22, MC-12 and MC-130 platforms at five Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Air Commando Training Support (ACTS) locations. In addition, DRG provides Interim Contractor Support for LM on a KC-130J device in Iwakuni, Japan. In addition, DRG has been awarded a F-16 Bulgaria, Slovakia, and Bahrain CLS contract scheduled to start in 2024.
“We are grateful to be a partner with Lockheed Martin and look forward to continuing to carry out their mission of – ahead of ready,” Busey said.
In June, DRG received special recognition from Boeing as its 2022 Supplier of the Year in the Supplier Diversity category.
Founded in 2002 in Oklahoma City, DRG has become a leading global training service contractor specializing in the aerospace defense industry. DRG is owned and operated by the Busey family. DRG has grown to over 890 employees at more than 120 locations in 41 states and 13 foreign nations. Offering 2.3 million simulator training hours per year, the DRG employee cadre includes more than 250 simulator/logistics technicians and more than 400 aircrew instructors with over 200 of them being 4th and 5th generation fighter instructors.