Kaman

AR 13

Proxy

Proxy/Shareholder Letter

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BLOOMFIELD, CONNECTICUT

NEAL J. KEATING
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, PRESIDENT AND
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

February 28, 2014

To Our Shareholders:

I would like to extend a personal invitation for you to join us at our Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., local time, at the corporate headquarters of the Company located at 1332 Blue Hills Avenue, Bloomfield, Connecticut. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria located in Building 19 on our Bloomfield campus. Appropriate signage will be in place directing you to the cafeteria the day of the meeting.

At this year's meeting, you will be asked to (i) elect three Class 3 Directors, (ii) approve, on an advisory basis, the compensation of our named executive officers, and (iii) ratify the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company's independent auditors.

Your voice is important to us, and we encourage you to attend the meeting in person. If you are unable to attend, we urge you to vote your shares.

On behalf of our Board of Directors, we look forward to seeing you at the meeting.

Sincerely,

Neal Keating Signature

Neal J. Keating
Chairman of the Board, President and
Chief Executive Officer