Washington, D.C. 20549

                              FORM 8-K

         Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of
                 The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  October 31,

                          KAMAN CORPORATION
         (Exact name of issuer as specified in its charter)

Connecticut                      0-1093           06-0613548
(State or other jurisdictions    (Commission      (I.R.S.
of Incorporation)                File Number)     Employer

                       1332 Blue Hills Avenue
                        Bloomfield, CT 06002
              (Address of principal executive offices)

       Registrant's telephone number, including area code:

                           Not Applicable
    (Former name or former address, if changed since last

Item 7.  Financial Statements and Exhibits

   (c)   Exhibits

         The following document is furnished as an Exhibit
         pursuant to Item 9 and 12 hereof:

         Exhibit 99.1 - Press Release of the Company regarding
         financial performance for the quarter and nine months
         ended September 30, 2003, dated October 31, 2003.

Item 9.  Regulation FD Disclosure
         See Item 12 below.

Item 12. Results of Operations and Financial Condition

On October 31, 2003, the Company issued a press release
describing the Company's financial results for the quarter and
nine months ended September 30, 2003.  A copy of this press
release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated
herein by reference

All of the information furnished in this report and the
accompanying exhibits shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the
purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, and shall not be incorporated by reference in any
Company filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

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   Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this Report to be signed
on its behalf, by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

                                 KAMAN CORPORATION

                                 /s/Robert M. Garneau
                                 Executive Vice President
                                 and Chief Financial

Dated: October 31, 2003

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                            EXHIBIT INDEX

   Exhibit          Description

    99.1            Press Release of the Company, dated
                    October 31, 2003

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