Aerospace Defense Services

Vertex’s Aerospace Defense Services (ADS) division provides turnkey life-cycle support including all levels of aviation maintenance, worldwide contractor logistics support, integrated supply-chain solutions, and contracted air services.

Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program

Vertex is committed to supporting the Small Business (SB) community as it is critical to our economic growth, stability, and continued success. We participate in the DoD Mentor-Protégé Program (MPP) allowing us to leverage our learned experiences to help SB in the defense industry grow and mature.

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ADS Capabilities

Our holistic approach to aviation maintenance offers affordable and innovative solutions increasing aircraft availability and ultimately accelerating pilot production. Our ADS team prides itself on its versatility and ability to provide short notice, worldwide contingency support to the Department of Defense, Other Government Agencies, and commercial customers on multiple platforms.

Turnkey Aviation Operations

  • O, I & D-Level Maintenance Support
  • Contract Field Teams
  • Aircraft Condition Inspections
  • Ground Vehicle Maintenance & Logistics Support

Worldwide Contractor Logistics Support (CLS)

  • Life Cycle Management
  • Maintenance, Modification, Repair, and Overhaul (MMRO)
  • Obsolescence & Configuration Management
  • Continuous Process Improvement

Integrated Supply Chain Management

  • Performance-Based Logistics
  • FAA Part 145 Repair Stations
  • Diminishing Manufacturing Sources & Materials Shortages (DMSMS)
  • Contractor Operated & Maintained Base Supply (COMBS)
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Contracted Air Services (CAS)

  • Research, Development, Test & Evaluation (RDT&E) Platforms
  • Airborne Warning & Control Training
  • Fighter Training
  • Ship Training
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  • KC-10 Extender​
  • USAF C-12​ Huron
  • T-1A Jayhawk COMBS
  • T-6
  • T-38
  • Kuwait KC-130J Hercules
  • NASA
  • Drug Enforcement Agency

Proven Success

U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine Corps T-45


Years of Support




Annual Carrier Qualified Naval Aviators


Annual Naval Flight Officers


Annual Carrier Arrested Landings


All-In is a total commitment...

When it comes to our Vertex culture, All-In is a total commitment to our mission and the team while embracing diversity of thought and leveraging our differences for the betterment of ourselves and the organization.

Ed Boyington

Vertex President & CEO

All-In means living the company’s mission statement

All-In means living the company’s mission statement on a daily basis in everything that I do. We have the privilege to work in an industry where our efforts have a lasting impact on our nation’s security. Our differences are like the quilt my grandmother made for me when I was a young child. The patchwork of many different pieces of cloth carefully sewn together into an All-In single fabric was vibrant, alive, strong and enduring. My goal is to help support a culture that sews together the same sort of fabric and character for our company.

Bill Beard

Vertex SVP of Strategy & Operations

All-In is simply the willingness and passion to make personal sacrifices

All-In is simply the willingness and passion to make personal sacrifices for the wellbeing and collective good of Team Vertex. Each and every day ADS harnesses the tremendous power of its diverse workforce of over 2400 employees who are all committed to the philosophy of being “all in” to proudly achieve our mission of providing world class aerospace defense services which are second to none. The base of our strength clearly comes from the diversity of our people and we focus that strength by being inclusive, which separates us from our competitors. One Team One Fight! Go Vertex!

Richard 'Vinny' Caputo

Vertex SVP & General Manager Aerospace Defense Services

All-In is our culture cornerstone

All-In is our culture cornerstone of commitment to service that is made stronger when we respect the diversity of our people by being inclusive of their contributions in making Vertex “A Great Place to Work”.

Rick Mendoza

Vertex SVP Chief People Officer

All-In is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the success of Vertex and our customers.

All-In is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the success of Vertex and our customers. Our employees and suppliers are a very important part to the overall success of the company. We value our suppliers as teammates, not just a vendor, which allows us to achieve success as a united front in order to support the men and women in uniform. Ensuring you are partnering with a world-class team, my goal is to cultivate a team of one, founded on diversity and inclusion.

Kelly Miller

Vertex SVP of Aerospace Logistics

All-In is a commitment of the will.

All-In is a commitment of the will. A commitment that I will sacrifice for my teammates and give all that I have toward Team Vertex’s success and mission. A commitment that winning in business is the passion, and Team Vertex is bigger than me. Team Vertex wins most when we capitalize on the diverse backgrounds of our people – our most important asset.

Bob Sill

Vertex SVP Finance & Chief Financial Officer



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