Lockheed Martin has won a $382 million United States Navy contract to supply eight MH-60R aircraft.
The contract also involves providing associated systems engineering and program management support, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday.
The MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission naval helicopter, also called ‘Romeo’, is intended to carry out a range of missions, including anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASuW), surveillance, communications relay, search and rescue (SAR), naval gunfire support (NGFS), personnel transport, vertical replenishment (VERTREP) and logistics support. It can be launched from aircraft carriers destroyers, cruise ships, frigates and amphibious ships.
Work is expected to be complete by September 2020.
The Royal Saudi Naval Forces is set to launch next Thursday the first helicopter part of the MH-60R naval multirole helicopters project, which operates aboard ships and navy bases. Commander of the Naval Forces General Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaily said that the helicopter has capabilities for surface and under-surface wars, a Saudi Press Agency report said
The Royal Danish air force has received the final two of nine MH-60R Seahawk multi-mission helicopters from the United States. The two helicopters were transported by an American C17 aircraft completing the fleet of nine Seahawks, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
Telephonics has won a $22.3 million modification contract as part of a U
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Australia for an upgrade program for MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters costing $360 million. Australia has requested a follow-on ten-year upgrade program for twenty-four (24) MH-60R Multi-Mission Helicopters and associated training devices, spare and repair parts, support and test equipment, engineering and technical services
The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to India of 24 MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters made by Lockheed Martin for an estimated cost of $2.6 billion
With growing submarine activity from China and Pakistan in its cross-hairs, the Indian Navy expects to significantly boost its anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability with the acquisition of Lockheed-Sikorsky MH-60R (Seahawk) helicopters. The Indian MoD accorded approval for the purchase of 24 MH-60R helicopters in June this year and sent a formal request to the United States government to buy the helicopters; a deal potentially worth US$ 1
Lockheed Martins Skunk Works has begun production of its experimental jet capable of flying at supersonic speeds without making much noise. The company announced Friday that it had begun manufacturing the first part of the X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology aircraft
The US Navy commissioned USS Sioux City (LCS 11) – the nation's sixth Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) manufactured by Lockheed Martin, at the United States Naval Academy on Saturday. The LCS is a set of two classes of relatively small surface vessels designed for operations near shore
Lockheed Martin has won a $172 million contract for the supply of 50 Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) for the United States Air Force. Work is expected to be complete by the end of December 2021, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
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