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Apr
26
2022

U.S. Marine Corps Declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky CH-53K®

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STRATFORD, Conn., - The U.S. Marine Corps declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, validating the platform's operational readiness to forward deploy Marines and equipment across the globe. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) designed and manufactures the CH-53K, which enables the U.S. Marine Corps and international militaries to move troops and equipment from ship to shore, and to higher altitude terrain, more quickly and effectively than ever before.

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Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin US Marine Corps
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Apr
11
2022

Lockheed Martin Stalker VXE UAS Completes A World Record 39-Hour Flight

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PALMDALE, Calif., April 11 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works® demonstrated the expanded endurance capabilities of a specially configured Lockheed Martin Stalker VXE unmanned aerial system (UAS) through a world record endurance flight on Feb. 18, 2022, at the Santa Margarita Ranch in California.

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Apr
05
2022

Marines Complete CH-53K® Initial Operational Test & Evaluation Test Vignettes

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STRATFORD, Conn., April 5, 2022 -- Demonstrating its advanced capabilities in the fleet environment, the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter completed Initial Operational Test & Evaluation test vignettes (IOT&E) paving the way for the expected declaration by the U.S. Marine Corps of  Initial Operational Capability (IOC) later this year and a Full Rate Production decision in 2023.

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Apr
01
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing selects Collins Aerospace seating, Perigon™ computer for DEFIANT X® helicopter

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (March 31, 2022) – Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing has selected Collins Aerospace to provide all three seating platforms and its Perigon™ computer for the DEFIANT X® advanced utility helicopter, a finalist for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Tags: DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Perigon Sikorsky US Army
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Apr
01
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Adds to Team DEFIANT

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WASHINGTON, D.C., March 31, 2022 — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced six new members of Team DEFIANT. These supplier teammates will join the team to support DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Tags: DEFIANT DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Mar
14
2022

Sikorsky, United Rotorcraft Prepare For S-70™ FIREHAWK® Helicopter Demand

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DALLAS, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, today signed a marketing teaming agreement that formalizes how both companies will collaborate to meet growing global interest in the S-70™ FIREHAWK® helicopter. The agreement will enable the team to identify demand, and more quickly build and configure new production FIREHAWK helicopters for government agencies worldwide that require a highly effective solution to attack increasingly deadly wildland fires.  

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Tags: Air Methods FIREHAWK helicopter Lockheed Martin S-70 Sikorsky
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Mar
14
2022

KAMAN Receives Follow-On Award for the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Cockpit

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 7, 2022– Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE: KAMN), announced that its Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville Division located in Jacksonville, Florida (Kaman) has received a follow on award from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), for the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) cockpit. This award secures deliveries of the HH-60W cockpit from 2022 through 2025.

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Tags: CRH HH-60W Kaman Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville Kaman Corporation Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Mar
07
2022

S-92® Helicopter Lands At HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 Using Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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Dallas, tx., March 7, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT] together with GE Aviation and Milestone Aviation, announce the S-92® helicopter arrived at HAI HELI-EXPO 2022 using a blend of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF).

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Tags: GE Aviation Heli Expo Lockheed Martin Milestone Aviation S-92 SAF Sikorsky
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Feb
24
2022

Twirly Birds Announces 2022 Recipient of the Prestigious Les Morris Award

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International helicopter pilot organization, Twirly Birds, has announced the 2022 recipient of the prestigious Les Morris Award is Lockheed Martin’s Senior Fellow for Rotary and Mission Systems, Nick Lappos.

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Tags: Helicopter Institute Les Morris Award Lockheed Martin Twirly Birds
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Feb
22
2022

Philippine DND Signs Contract For 32 Black Hawk Helicopters

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MIELEC, Poland, Feb. 22, 2022 – PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) has signed a contract award with the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) to manufacture 32 additional S-70i™ Black Hawk® utility helicopters for the Philippine Air Force. Delivery of all 32 aircraft by 2026 will dramatically increase the operational capacity of the Philippine Air Force to perform search and rescue missions, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, and troop transport across the archipelagic country.

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Tags: Black Hawk DND Lockheed Martin PZL Mielec S-70i
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Feb
15
2022

Sikorsky Secures Contract To Build CH-53K™ Helicopters For Israel

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STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 15, 2022 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will produce 12 CH-53K heavy lift helicopters for Israel under a U.S. Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) agreement.

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Feb
11
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Selects Honeywell Engine To Power DEFIANT X®

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PHILADELPHIA, — Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced Honeywell (NYSE: HON) as the engine provider for DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition.

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Feb
03
2022

U.S. Navy Awards Contract To Build Nine Additional CH-53K™ Helicopters For The U.S. Marine Corps

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STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 03, 2022 – Prioritizing affordability and utilizing advanced manufacturing techniques, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), will build nine additional CH-53K™ aircraft at a lower unit price than previous lot buys, resulting in significant savings for the U.S. government and taxpayers. The company’s experienced supply chain coupled with its active digital approach drives speed and affordability throughout design, development, production, and sustainment.

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Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Jan
18
2022

DEFIANT Executes FLRAA Mission Profile with Unsurpassed Speed, Maneuverability and Agility in High-Speed, Low-Level Operations and Confined Area Landings

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 18, 2022—The Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT® successfully completed FLRAA mission profile test flights, including confined area landings and low-level flight operations. These flights validate DEFIANT’s relevancy to the Army’s mission, providing agility at the objective (also known as the “X”), and increased survivability, all while reducing pilot workload. View the video of the latest flight testing. 

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Tags: Boeing Lockheed Martin Sikorsky
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Dec
07
2021

FAA Issues Certificate Of Airworthiness For The First Type Certified S-70M™ Black Hawk® Helicopter

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STRATFORD, Connecticut, Dec. 7, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has completed its certification of the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter — a new type designation — by issuing Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) a Restricted Category Special Airworthiness Certificate. FAA certification, and the establishment of a pilot type rating, are expected to broaden the market for the military-designed helicopter by allowing civil and commercial operators in the United States to purchase new Black Hawk aircraft direct from the factory.

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Tags: Black Hawk FAA Lockheed Martin S-70M Sikorsky
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Nov
24
2021

Sikorsky Signs Reseller Agreement With CIAC

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BOGOTA, Nov. 24, 2021 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Corporación de la Industria Aeronáutica de Colombia S.A. (CIAC) have signed a reseller agreement allowing CIAC to purchase Black Hawk® helicopter spare parts from Sikorsky for resale to the Colombian Army, Air Force and National Police. Advance procurement and storage of the material in Bogota, including processing of component repairs, will enable CIAC to quickly fulfill orders when required by the services, which collectively have acquired 97 UH-60L and S-70i™ Black Hawk aircraft.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin Sikorksy
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