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Elevating One-Stop-Shop Standards to the Next Level
TCOM is involved in all aspects of the aerospace supply chain, from single components to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. Our services cover the entire lifecycle of an aerospace asset, from raw material to aftermarket support. We are competitive because of our unique ability to integrate a wide range of products and services. By aligning our go-to-market strategies with our customers’ needs, this organizational structure gives us greater clarity into our capabilities. Furthermore, it improves the efficiencies of our operation by better aligning our talent with our internal operations.

Manufacturing Solutions

Our technical expertise and a broad range of capabilities allow TCOM to develop, manufacture, and service a wide range of products. No matter if you need a complex integrated design or a simple part for an aging fleet, TCOM has truly become a “one-stop-shop” for original equipment manufacturers, carriers, and military organizations for custom and build-to-print solutions.

TCOM’s Manufacturing, production, and testing facilities are located in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

  • A Manufacturing campus of 225 acres.  
  • 300,000 sq. ft. main structure 50,000 sq. ft. high bay manufacturing
  • Dedicated manufacturing, lab, and test space
  • Environmentally controlled “clean room.” 
  • 9,000 sq. ft. of QA test and evaluation labs
  • Dedicated space for the fabrication of individual sections of larger aerostat hulls and assembly of smaller models
  • Ground Systems Manufacturing and Test Facility (GSMTF), a 30,000 sq. ft. building housing two 300-foot-long bays along with heavy-duty overhead cranes for lift and rotation capabilities
  • 30,000-square-foot Integrated Logistics Support Facility
  • Facilities have the highest levels of security, and quality assurances 

Full Life-Cycle Manufacturing Excellence

TCOM engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls an extensive portfolio of aircraft structures, components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems. Its customers are original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business, and military aircraft and aircraft parts and commercial and air cargo carriers.

Combining TCOM’s highly skilled team of manufacturing and engineering professionals with our world-class test lab and advanced tooling process, we bring a new level of excellence to the aerospace industry. We manufacture and finish sub-assemblies and components from every material used in the industry and produce complex integrated systems from both internal and external designs. TCOM also has a unique ability to provide full lifecycle support at all levels of the aerospace supply chain.

TCOM boasts a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility powered by industrial technology to help your program customize a solution from concept to launch, certified by the highest quality standards.

  • Platform production
  • Integration
Light Fabrication Capabilities
  • Horizontal/Vertical band saws
  • Drill presses
  • High Bay Cranes up to 25 Tons
  • Forklifts
  • Hydraulic Shears
  • Mig/Tig/Arc welding
  • Sm Blast cabinet & Paint booth
  • Waterjet
  • CNC milling
  • CNC press brake
  • CNC lathe (*future)
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Stainless, carbon, aluminum, brass, and copper
Renewable Energy Pursuits
  • Hydrokinetic, wind
  • Fabrication, assembly, and test
  • Laydown yard opportunities
  • Depot storage and management
  • Material inventory, handling, and shipping

Elevated Solution for Every Mission

TCOM enables a true system of systems approach to meet our customers’ objectives effectively and efficiently. With 50 years of operational experience, and working with the industry’s best strategic partners, TCOM provides its customers stand-alone lighter-than-air systems, enhanced sensor packages and upgraded command and control for their current systems, or a complete deployment with multiple platform types and communications networks.

Awareness Solutions

Every security mission requires a unique set of sensors integrated onto a TCOM lighter-than-air C5ISR design to form a platform system that will meet the customer’s persistent Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) mission. We work closely with the industry’s best strategic partners. 

At the heart of every TCOM Aerostat Surveillance system lies a proven design process that effectively blends customer needs and superior engineering to create a system that will meet all the customer’s functional requirements cost-effectively and reliably. 

Manufacturing Solutions

TCOM produces the most advanced, state-of-the-art, and reliable aerostat systems in the world.  This is accomplished by having the latest lighter-than-air C5ISR manufacturing technology, equipment, facilities, and tooling to bring our advanced designs to life. 

Our unrivaled experience and capabilities in manufacturing aerostat and airship flex structures, mooring stations, avionics, tethers, and ground support equipment, provides our customers with unparalleled capabilities to support diverse payloads for a myriad of mission requirements.  

Sustainment Solutions

TCOM’s proven approach to the latest lighter-than-air C5ISR lifecycle support for fielded systems is based on our expertise in anticipating each system’s needs, balancing availability with affordability, and assigning Headquarters and Field personnel familiar with the system. We work with the industry’s leaders in partnership to achieve mission outcomes. 

TCOM customers deserve the absolute best, especially as missions evolve and operating environments change. Whether it is training spare parts, or kits, field service support or operations management, or even lifecycle management, we do not cut corners.  TCOM focuses on being a full-service partner throughout the product lifecycle.

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