Mil-Spec Packaging

Greenwood Aerospace specializes in government procurement for all branches of the U.S. Military. We understand the unique specifications required to fulfill military contracts, and we designate professionals to oversee MIL-SPEC packaging to meet these requirements. With national security at stake, we undertake MIL-SPEC packaging with rigorous consideration. Our team guarantees proper packaging, containment, labeling and handling before every military shipment. We provide custom crating to meet MIL-SPEC regulations, and ensure your aircraft part needs are met to exact specifications.

Military Packaging to Meet Your Exact Specifications

The U.S. Military is one of the most strictly-regulated entities in the world. From basic oil servicing to nuclear weapons and down to every single screw on a weapons system, everything that goes on in military aviation (and every other aspect of military operations) is detailed. A critical part of every military aviation unit is the supply chain, and how parts are delivered matters—a lot. The interesting thing about logistics is how modern logistics came about and how the military completely revolutionized it. World War II was the conduit that changed everything. It has been said that America’s logistics ultimately won the war, which is not an exaggeration. The Axis powers had, in many ways, superior weapons to ours, but we learned to deliver in such vast and rapid quantities that they could never keep up. 

Modern shipping, including the standard shipping containers we see on intermodal trains, are an extension of the lessons learned from World War II. In short, the military takes its logistics very seriously. As a contractor to many DOD projects,/Greenwood Aerospace has the expertise to ensure all components and parts are shipped according to the exacting and precise criteria laid out in MIL-STD-2073-1.

What Is ‘MIL-SPEC’ Packaging?

Since the military operates all over the globe, parts are constantly being shipped. And since the DOD works with over half a million contractors, the military needs a standardized method of ensuring that parts are shipped correctly. Why:

  • To keep it from being damaged
  • To make sure it fits in cargo aircraft, palletization, etc. 
  • Proper preservation for extended storage

These aren’t the only reasons why the DOD standardizes packaging, but they are among the most important. We understand these measures and have a long track record of delivering high-quality MIL-SPEC packaged components to our customers. With national security at stake, we undertake MIL-SPEC packaging with rigorous consideration. Our team ensures proper packaging, containment, labeling, and handling before every military shipment.

Greenwood Aerospace is your leader in government procurement, aircraft and parts storage, distribution, and military and defense contracting. Learn more about our services for the defense and military industries. For additional information, you can also get in touch with us here or by emailing

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What Sets Us Apart

Greenwood Aerospace team members combine for over 100 years of experience in government procurement, serving the largest contractors and government agencies in the United States. Located in Ponca City, OK, we use our centralized location to streamline aerospace craft and parts acquisition and distribution.

We feature a fully-certified team on site to fulfill all of your immediate and long-term aerospace demands. As a Small Business SBA-Certified Hubzone and Native American-Owned Business, we offer the Indian Incentive Program (IIP) to all our federal contractors, providing more cost-effective solutions to our clients. Let Greenwood Aerospace be your trusted partner in all your aerospace needs.

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Quality Assurance

Greenwood Aerospace is committed to consistently achieving customer satisfaction with product quality, on-time delivery and unparalleled customer service.

Greenwood Aerospace is AS9120B certified, allowing us to be your trusted supply chain partner. Working closely with our customers, we monitor and implement new industry requirements and ensure the integrity of the products and services delivered to our customers.   

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