Cherokee Nation CND

When an aerospace project demands absolute precision, you need an experienced team that can handle every detail as a contract manufacturer and integrator of electro-mechanical assemblies. CND has over 40 years of experience work force of more than 150 skilled employees in aerospace manufacturing, and its facilities have delivered on wide-ranging projects from helicopter wire harnesses to a truss for the International Space Station. With locations in Stilwell and Pryor, Okla., the core business is comprised of distribution, kitting and manufacturing. Drawing on its in-house capabilities and a select group of pre-qualified subcontractors, CND group has a rich history of supplying products to the commercial, defense aerospace industries. CND can manage every aspect of a project – from fabrication and machining to integration, kitting and assembly. 

CND is a tribally owned small disadvantaged business and HUBZone company that offers government agencies the option to award sole-source contracts, delivering a more flexible and efficient method to manage resources on projects of all sizes. CND is ISO9000:2000 AS 9100 and HUBZone certified. Past performance has included prime and subcontracting manufacturing for the Department of Defense, Boeing, L-3, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin and others.

Our Capabilities
  • Electrical interconnect cables and wire harnesses for Aircraft, UAV’s and Missiles
  • Cable assemblies for ground vehicles
  • Circuit assemblies for ground vehicles
  • Special Test Equipment
  • Avionics Panels
  • Kitting of electrical and mechanical details and assemblies
  • Logistic and Warehouse support
  • Hardware procurement and inspection services
  • Ground Support
  • Equipment


CND has proudly served the following civilian and defense clients: Bell Helicopter, The Boeing Company, Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, U.S. Department of the Navy – Naval Air Systems Command, U.S. Department of Transportation – Federal Aviation Administration and Vought Aircraft Industries.

Boeing Company

Since 1984, supplier of wire harnesses, ground support equipment, panel and box assemblies, structural components and other assemblies for the F-15, F-18, AV8A, T-45, KC-46 and the Harpoon Missile.
International Space Station
Built the Zenith-1 Truss Structure, a multipurpose unit structural attachment to the ISS that precisely maintains the station’s steady orbit, heating and cooling systems and telecommunication lines.
Lockheed Martin
Since 1990, supplier of  wire harnesses, ground support equipment, panel and box assemblies, structural details and other assemblies for the F-16, F-22, F-35, C-130, THAAD and Patriot Missile programs.

Cherokee Nation CND was a recent awardee on DLA-Aberdeen’s $808M IDIQ contract for Interconnect assemblies and kits, with a base period of performance of 5 years, and 5 one year option periods.

Get in Touch With Us

Chris Moody
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