Col Marvin Russell (Ret.) 

Government Relations & Contracts


A more than  27-year veteran of the US Army with masters degrees in Strategic Logistics, Human Resource Management, and Logistics Management; Col. Russell (Ret) held positions with the US Army managing Aviation Retail, Intermediate & Depot Maintenance;  Supply Chain logistics, Acquisitions and Contracting; Depot-Forward Aviation and Ground Maintenance in Iraq and Afghanistan; and Aviation Maintenance for Europe and Southwest Asia.  He was Commander of the U.S. Army Aviation Maintenance and Logistics School in  Fort Eustis, VA, and a graduate of the US Army War College.  He is both an Army commercial helicopter pilot and noncommercial airplane pilot, with years of experience as an Army Maintenance Test Pilot.

andrew russelL

General Manager and Chief Engineer


A graduate of the US Air Force Academny in Mechanical Engineering, Fighter Aircraft Maintenance, and Accident Investigation, Andy spent more 15 years with the USAF Maintenance Unit, Honeywell and DRC in aircraft and engine design, maintenance, and supply chain management.  He holds proprietary designs and patents in the commercial and noncommercial markets, and builds and flies noncommercial aircraft as a hobby.  Andy also has more than 10 years experience developing new companies in the US, Southeast Asia, and Canada through organic growth, leveraged acquisitions, and reverse takeover, which included driving new listing American and Toronto Stock exchanges.​

About Defense and aerospace Business solutions

OUR MISSION

To be the most reliable, adaptable and flexible team to meet aerospace customer demands for end to end program-managed solutions and just in time, zero defect assembly of parts and components.  We do this by listening to our customers, understanding their needs and providing innovative, adaptable and flexible solutions through continuous innovation.

​​DABS  specializes in Lean Six Sigma manufacturing and assembly of precision quality commercial and military aerospace components and parts. See our line card for a complete list of services. 


DABS has been a leader in the Pacific Northwest for more than 20 years, and the management team has more than 50 years of combined experience in military, commercial and non-commercial aircraft flight, testing, build, and maintenance, engine build and maintenance, engineering, and supply chain management.


DABS has the ability and knowledge to meet all your assembly needs with the highest of quality standards and some of the fasted turn times in the industry. Contact us today for a quote.


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