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Military Use

Aerospace and Defense Solutions

Over the past 30 years we have had the privilege of supplying winching and hoisting solutions to all branches of the US military.

From small DC davit hoists to synchronized lifting systems with capacities exceeding one thousand tons, APPI has been able to meet the specific requirements of each unique application.

From loading aircraft to positioning submarines, we stand ready to assist.

To discuss project specifics or request a quote contact us at (503) 626-0654.


Military Grade Winches and Hoists





Columbia Variable Speed Hoists Suspend James Webb Space Telescope in Simulation Chamber

Application:  Variable Speed Hoists Used in James Webb Space Telescope Testing
Customer:  NASA
Location:  Greenbelt, MD
Hoist Model:  Columbia HL15000-2A17-L-05
Line Pull:  15,000 pounds
Line Speed:  2.8 feet per minute
Power Source:  460 VAC / Three Phase / 60 Hz
Special Features:  AutoAdvance Line Spooler with vertical line entry, variable frequency drives, encoders….

Columbia Revetment Hoists Provide an Aircraft Revetment Solution

Application: Dual drum explosion-proof revetment hoists raise and lower an aircraft revetment door
Customer:  Kellogg, Brown and Root
Location:  Naval Air Station Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa
Hoist model:  Columbia HF3500-2A17-L-00
Line pull:  3,500 pounds
Line speed: 12 feet per minute
Power source: 230 VAC / Three Phase / 60 Hz
Special features: Standard hoist with center flange drum and dual cable anchors for ¼” stainless steel wire rope. Custom hoist base mount to allow integration to existing mounting location with stainless steel fasteners where applicable. Hoist motor and controls are Class I, Div 1, Group D rated for the highly volatile area. Custom control panel with UP/DOWN…