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Feb
06
2023

Australia Orders 40 UH-60M Black Hawks From Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company

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STRATFORD, Conn., – Australia will acquire 40 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks, which are designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). The deal between the Australian and United States governments for a foreign military sale of 40 UH-60Ms for the Australian Army is valued at approximately $1.95 billion. Deliveries are slated to begin early this year.

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Jan
20
2023

Sikorsky Delivers 5,000th “Hawk,” Highlights Versatility And Future Of Iconic Helicopter

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STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today delivered its 5,000th “Hawk” variant helicopter, a U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk. The iconic aircraft will continue to support medium-lift requirements for the U.S. military and international operators for decades into the future.

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Dec
30
2022

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing Protest U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft Decision

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ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 28, 2022 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, filed a formal protest today asking the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the U.S. Army’s decision on the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) contract.

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Dec
27
2022

U.S. Navy Approves Full-Rate Production For Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter

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Stratford, Conn., Dec. 27, 2022 – The U.S. Navy declared full rate production of the Sikorsky CH-53K® helicopter, a decision that is expected to increase production to more than 20 helicopters annually in the coming years. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is procuring long-lead items and critical materials to support building full rate production CH-53K helicopters in its digital factory.

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Nov
30
2022

Lockheed Martin Innovations Selected For Popular Science’s Best Of What’s New 2022

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BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 30, 2022 – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) GridStar® Flow system for long-duration energy storage, Optionally Piloted Black Hawk® helicopter and NASA's James Webb Space Telescope – with a Lockheed Martin-built main camera – have been selected by the editors of Popular Science magazine for their 2022 “Best of What’s New” Awards.

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Nov
04
2022

Sikorsky And DARPA's Autonomous Black Hawk® Flies Logistics And Rescue Missions Without Pilots On Board

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YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an uninhabited Black Hawk helicopter flying autonomously can safely and reliably perform internal and external cargo resupply missions, and a rescue operation.

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Oct
12
2022

U.S. Air Force Declares Initial Operational Capability Of Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II

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STRATFORD, Conn., October 12, 2022 -- The U.S. Air Force declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the HH-60W Jolly Green II Combat Rescue Helicopter, validating the platform's operational readiness to forward deploy Air Force rescue crews around the globe. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) designed and manufactures the HH-60W, which enables the U.S. Air Force to conduct rescue missions at greater ranges and in the most challenging environments, and with increased survivability.

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Oct
12
2022

Sikorsky Delivers S-92® Helicopter To Korea Coast Guard

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.,  - The Korea Coast Guard accepted the delivery on Sept. 30 of its third S-92® search and rescue helicopter built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Oct
11
2022

Sikorsky Continues Progress On RAIDER X® Helicopter For U.S. Army

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STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 10, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) is completing early tests toward a safe flight test program for the RAIDER X® competitive prototype it is building for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program.

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Sep
28
2022

Lockheed Martin, Verizon Demonstrate 5G-Powered ISR Capabilities For Department Of Defense

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In recent demonstrations, Lockheed Martin and Verizon flew 5G-enabled drones to capture and securely transfer high-speed, real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data from aircraft in flight to geolocate military targets. 

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Sep
20
2022

Lockheed Martin To Produce 12 More MH-60R SEAHAWK Helicopters For The Royal Australian Navy

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OWEGO, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2022 – The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a firm-fixed price contract to produce an additional 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk® helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Procured via the U.S. Government’s Foreign Military Sales agreement, the new aircraft will add a third ‘Romeo’ squadron of unparalleled capability to the RAN’s Fleet Air Arm. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company.

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Sep
09
2022

Lockheed Martin, AT&T Demonstrate 5G High Speed Transfer Of Black Hawk Data To 5G.MIL® Pilot Network

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STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 9, 2022 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and AT&T* securely and rapidly transferred UH-60M Black Hawk health and usage data through an AT&T 5G private cellular network and Lockheed Martin’s 5G.MIL® multi-site pilot network in a test conducted Aug. 4 at Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut. The test demonstrated that wireless 5G technologies on the flight line can support accelerated maintenance operations and improved aircraft readiness to support our service members. It also proved highly secure interoperability between the AT&T millimeter wave 5G private cellular network and the 5G.MIL pilot network.

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Aug
17
2022

U.S. Navy Expands CH-53K® Training With Additional Simulators

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ORLANDO, Fla., August 17, 2022 – The United States Marines will gain additional training opportunities preparing them to operate the Sikorsky CH-53K heavy lift helicopter. The aircraft is the  most modern and powerful helicopter in Department of Defense inventory capable of moving troops and equipment from ship to shore, and to higher altitude terrain, more quickly and effectively than ever before.

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Jul
26
2022

Sikorsky S-92® Helicopter Fleet Surpasses 2 Million Flight Hours

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STRATFORD, Conn., July 26, 2022 – The global fleet of the multi-mission Sikorsky S-92 ® helicopters is rapidly accumulating flight hours, surpassing 2 million flight hours in a variety of missions including search and rescue, oil and gas transportation and VIP transportation in 28 countries. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jul
14
2022

Sikorsky Delivers CH-53K® Helicopter To U.S. Marine Corps

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STRATFORD, CONN., July 14, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the third Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) CH-53K helicopter ahead of contract schedule to the U.S. Marine Corps. This aircraft, built in Sikorsky’s digital factory, is the first CH-53K from the Lot 2 LRIP contract awarded by the U.S. Navy in 2019, and the seventh overall delivered to the fleet.  The CH‑53K’s heavy-lift capabilities exceed all other U.S. Department of Defense rotary wing platforms and is the only heavy-lift helicopter that will remain in production through 2032 and beyond.

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Jun
28
2022

United States Army And Sikorsky Strengthen Army Aviation Fleet With 10th H-60 Black Hawk Helicopter Contract

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STRATFORD, Conn., - The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed a five-year contract for a baseline of 120 H-60M Black Hawk helicopters, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. Sikorsky continues to modernize and enhance the Black Hawk to meet the Army's challenging and evolving missions by continuously delivering aircraft thanks to a hot production line, mature well-established supply chain and digital factory.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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