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., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $9,088,102… for seven different part numbers with various quantities of in support of the V-22 and H-53 aircraft," the US Department of Defense said in a press release Tuesday.
Work on the contract will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and work is expected to be completed by June 2018, the Defense Department added.
Lockheed Martins Sikorsky Aircraft business unit won $55 million for four CH-53K Sea Stallion maritime helicopters. "Sikorsky Aircraft Corp
Rolls-Royce has won a $408 million contract from US department of defense to provide MissionCare maintenance support for V-22 Osprey vertical take-off aircraft engines. MissionCare is a performance-based logistics concept that includes an engine hourly charge based on hours flown; program management, which covers integrated logistics support, including support equipment requirements data, supportability analysis data and updates, configuration management tracking, formal training, supply management, and contract/business administration
US Navy will be equipping its newly-upgraded unmanned helicopter MQ-8C Fire Scout with Leonardo-Finmeccanicas Osprey electronically scanned radar, helping expand crews surveillance capabilities aboard US combat ships. The helicopter will be launched from the decks of US naval combat vessels to keep watch for distant threats
The US Marine Corps is working on full reset of its 147 CH-53E heavy lift helicopter fleet to address systemic issues and to improve the platform readiness of the aircraft. Issues with the aircraft first came to light following the January 2014 crash of an MH-53E Sea Dragon, the Navy's version of the helicopter, off the coast of Virginia during a training exercise, Naval Air Systems Command said in a statement Thursday
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The US Marine Corps V-22 Osprey helicopter is undergoing modifications at Boeings Philadelphia facility that will improve readiness and reliability of the fleet of tiltrotor aircraft. Last week, the first MV-22 to be modified arrived at Boeings Philadelphia facility where majority of the work will be completed
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
Up to six MV-22 Ospreys with the US Marine Corps will join a US-Japan military exercise from Friday, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Tokyo Tuesday settling doubts about the fitness of the aircraft which had crashed off Australia last week. "Japan also believes there is important significance in the Osprey's participation in the exercise
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