The United States Army | Corpus Christi Army Depot

CCAD Reaches New Milestone with Tagnite Process

CCAD recently reached a new milestone when electroplaters Adrian Alvarado and Thomas Barrera..    ....more


Army tech, modernization at the forefront of mission objectives.

Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas – The head of U.S. Army Materiel Command, Gen. Ed Daly met with Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) Commander Col. Joseph Parker and top leaders to review the ongoing efforts to modernize existing manufacturing technologies… ....more

1st UH-60 Victor Model Released

CCAD’s role to strengthen partner-ships across industry, to advance military modernization efforts and field critical systems quickly to the Warfighter continue with a milestone event. Modernization efforts at the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD) were celebrated in a historic event as the first UH-60V (Victor) model aircraft passed the final phase of flight-testing and was released by CCAD Commander, Colonel Joseph H. Parker, during a ceremony. ....more

Scanning Electron Microscope for Helicopter Forensics

In a variety of ‘hit’ television shows, forensic investigations and crime scenes investigator are often glamorized. Appealing to an audience desire to find the truth and the lure of investigating accidents. In real life, the Analytical Investigation Branch of Corpus Christi Army Depot’s team with CCAD’s material engineers can discover how a helicopter accident may have occurred utilizing the Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM).  ....more

Training for Flaw Detection is Vital Prior to Assembly

A supply chain is only as strong as the weakest link and when it comes to the rotary aviation industry, weakness is prohibited. Not-withstanding unexpected delays in production and training due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Corpus Christi Army Depot’s (CCAD) Non-destructive Testing (NDT) program ensures that it is the strongest link in the supply chain for the U.S. Army.  ....more

CCAD Leading Army Aviation with Class N Primer

From the eradication of toxic substances in the workplace to the latest digital twin virtual technolo¬gy, the Corpus Christi Army Depot continues to lead Army Aviation efforts for constructive changes in order to maintain readiness. We are doing this all while protecting our most important resource, our CCAD artisans, and continuing to produce while the Army and the Nation are seeking to eliminate COVID-19 in 2020. You can read about this story in the AIRCRAFTSMAN, June-July 2020. ....more

Unlikely Pairing: Water and Electricity

New developments, cutting-edge tech and advances in virtual interactive technology are helping skilled artisans take aging helicop¬ters and transform them into elite flying machines packed with maximum capabilities. The addition of the eDrill to the arsenal of tools an artisan has at their disposal has drastically changed the game in the disassembly portion of aircraft recapitalization at the Depot, providing a step increase in efficiency and accuracy for airframe repair. You can read about this story in the AIRCRAFTSMAN, June-July 2020.  ....more


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  • CCAD is and will continue to be the world’s premier helicopter and component repair and remanufacture facility.


  • We answer the nation’s call, we keep the Army flying!

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Last updated on: 09-Apr-2021