Yulista Aerospace and Defense (YAD)

ADAPTABLE TO SOLVE THE MOST DEMANDING GLOBAL CHALLENGES

General Manufacturing and Support for Blade Repair, Missile System Parts Repair & Service Prototyping, and Other Aerospace & Defense Services (Aviation, Ground, Missile, Maritime) for Domestic & Foreign Customers.

Core Capabilities

  • Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Design, Installation, and Manufacture of Wire Harnesses & Electrical Components
    • Test & Diagnostic Equipment, Training Systems, Flight and Mission Systems, Welding, Coatings
  • Fabrication (Machined & Sheet Metal Components)
  • Integrated Logistics & Product Support
  • Material Management
  • Rapid Production & Kitting
  • Supply Chain Management & Warehousing
  • Systems Integration & Test
    • End-to-end system and component integration to add new capability or revise legacy systems serving aerospace and ground-based customers in the Government and Commercial spectrums
  • Uncompromised Quality & Safety
  • Unparalleled Customer Experience
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Contract Vehicles and Details

Alaska Native Corporation l DUNS 0787758610 I ISO 9001:2015; AS9100D; AS9110C Certified I FAA Part 145 Repair Station I $40M Line of Credit

Additional Vendor & Contact Information

8600 Advanced Gateway SW
Huntsville, AL 35808
Phone: 256.713.1360
Fax: 256.380.8029

Leadership

Andy Gignilliant, President Yulista Integrated Solutions, Yulista Aviation, and Yulista Aerospace & Defense

Andy Gignilliat

President / VP of Modification, Integration, Manufacturing
Andy.Gignilliat@yulista.com
256-327-4538

Andy is a retired US Army Officer with nearly 27 years of Army Aviation leadership, maintenance, and program management experience across conventional and special operations aviation. Upon retirement, Andy joined industry to lead aviation program management, business development, and multidisciplinary teams across the commercial sector.

Tim Smith, VP, Support Operations, Yulista Aerospace and Defense, Yulista Integrated Solutions

Tim Smith

VP, Support Operations
Timothy.Smith@yulista.com
256-319-1645

Tim is a proven leader with over 40 years of experience in the defense industry supporting a broad array of ground combat systems, missile, and aviation programs while serving in various technical, programmatic, and executive leadership roles. Tim currently serves as General Manager for the Defense Systems & Solutions (DSS) joint venture to manage the DEVCOM Missile and Aviation Center’s Prototype Integration Facility (PIF-3) contract. He also serves as Vice President for Yulista Integrated Solutions, LLC.

Andy Gignilliat

President / VP of Modification, Integration, Manufacturing
Andy is a retired US Army Officer with nearly 27 years of Army Aviation leadership, maintenance, and program management experience across conventional and special operations aviation. Upon retirement, Andy joined industry to lead aviation program management, business development, and multidisciplinary teams across the commercial sector.
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Tim Smith

Vice President, Support Operations
Tim is a proven leader with over 40 years of experience in the defense industry supporting a broad array of ground combat systems, missile, and aviation programs while serving in various technical, programmatic, and executive leadership roles. Tim joined Yulista in 2016 and currently serves as General Manager for the Defense Systems & Solutions (DSS) joint venture to manage the DEVCOM Missile and Aviation Center’s Prototype Integration Facility (PIF-3) contract. He also serves as Vice President for Yulista Integrated Solutions, LLC.
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Kim Gargis, Kim Gargis Director of Finance Operations, Yulista

Kim Gargis

Director of Finance Operations
Kimberly.Gargis@yulista.com
256-319-1696

Ron Husa, Director of Quality, Yulista

Ron Husa

Director of Quality Operations
Ronald.Husa@yulista.com
256-705-6500

Duncan-Brady-Yulista-Safety-Director

Duncan Brady

Director of Safety Operations
Duncan.Brady@yulista.com
256-704-2614

Jeff Buckner

Chief Master Sergeant (U.S.A.F. Ret)
Business Capture Manager
jeff.buckner@yulista.com