Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky Aircraft business unit won $55 million for four CH-53K Sea Stallion maritime helicopters.
"Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded $55,000,000… for the long lead items in support of low-rate initial production Lot II for four CH-53K aircraft," the US Department of Defense said in a press release Monday.
Work on the contract is expected to be completed in March 2022, the Defense Department added.
The CH-53 Sea Stallion heavy-lift transport helicopter was first developed for use by the US Marine Corps, and is also in service with Germany, Iran, Israel and Mexico.
Lockheed Martins CH-53K King Stallion program has passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding. Numerous, completed pre-requisites preceded the Milestone C decision
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
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, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced its German industrialization plan for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program with its heavy lift helicopter, the CH-53K King Stallion. Rheinmetall Group, which has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Sikorsky, will lead in-service support for the CH-53K
Rheinmetall and Sikorsky signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program. "With Rheinmetall as the strategic partner for Sikorsky, we are convinced that together we provide the best possible state-of-the-art aircraft for the German Air Force as successor for the legacy CH-53G fleet," said Armin Papperger Rheinmetall CEO
Sikorsky is being awarded $303.9 million modification contract for the Lot I low-rate initial production of two CH-53K Heavy Lift helicopters for the US Navy
Israel has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martins Sikorsky to supply spare parts and associated engineering services in support of the CH-53D heavy lift helicopters. The helicopters are being operated by the Israeli Air Force (IAF) since 1969
Raytheon has won more than $9 million to deliver additional parts for the US Navy's V-22 Osprey Tilt-Rotor and Sikorsky H-53 heavy airlift helicopters. "Raytheon Co
The US Navy has received 14th Block III Virginia-class attack submarine from Huntington Ingalls. The submarine of capable of firing six Tomahawk cruise missiles "Washington is the fourth of eight Virginia-class Block III submarines and the seventh of the class to be delivered to the Navy by Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding," the company said in a statement Friday
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