Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a contract from the US to provide UH-60M helicopter to Jordan.
The company announced Thursday that the work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015.
This advanced BLACK HAWK aircraft serves dependably in the extreme conditions found on earth.
The UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter features a monolithic design and offers better handling qualities and active vibration control. It is attached with a three-point dual energy absorbing landing gear and foldable main and tail rotor blades that are protected from ballistic damage.
The UH-60M provides superior vertical lift and is considered "intelligent" choice for the battlefield with the integration of the US Army's Future Combat Systems and automated aircraft health monitoring.
Sikorsky Aircraft announced Friday that it has delivered six CH-148 Cyclone helicopters to the Canadian government during an acceptance celebration. The six helicopters represent the first of 28 Cyclone aircraft that Sikorsky will deliver to the Canadian Armed Forces to perform a full range of anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, search and rescue, and utility missions in various environments
Sikorsky Aircraft has won a $38.8 million contract from the US department of Defense for procuring critical parts and associated support for two CH-53K system demonstration test article aircraft
Sikorsky Aircraft announced Friday that it has completed the first flight of S-97 RAIDER helicopter, designed to demonstrate a game-changing combination of maneuverability, hover ability, range, speed, endurance and survivability. Based on the X2 coaxial rotor design, the RAIDER helicopter is capable of being developed into a multi-mission configuration that is able to carry six troops and external weapons
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp today has achieved first flight of the US Marine Corps' CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter protoype, known as Engineering Development Model-1 (EDM-1). The 30-minute flight indicates the beginning of a 2,000-hour flight test program using four test aircraft, the company announced Tuesday
Raytheon has won a $18.6 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to help the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (GoHKJ) secure its borders with Syria
Switzerlands Pilatus Aircraft has won a contract from Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) for the purchase of nine Pilatus PC-9 M training aircraft. The Swiss company announced today that the order also includes a simulator, training equipment and a comprehensive logistics support package
Indian navy's procurement of the 16 multi-role naval helicopters from Sikorsky could be delayed following a restart of negotiations with the US company. The negotiations have restarted after the American company demanded for a price escalation to which the Indian MOD had refused, defence minister Manohar Parrikar told Indian parliament on Friday
Jordan has received close to 16 retired US supplied Cobra combat helicopters free of charge from Israel to counter insurgents on the Syrian and Iraqi borders. “The handover initiated last year was approved by Washington, which provided mechanical overhauls for the aircraft before they were incorporated free of charge in Jordans existing Cobra fleet,” Reuters quoted an US official as saying Thursday
Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement to acquire Sikorsky Helicopters for US $9 billion with $1.9 billion in account tax benefits
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