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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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Tags: Army Black Hawk DARPA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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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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Tags: Army Lockheed Martin RAIDER X Sikorsky US Army
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Sep
12
2022

Safran contract renewed for U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota engine support

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Safran Helicopter Engines has signed an agreement with Airbus Helicopters to continue supporting Arriel engines powering the U.S. Army UH-72 Lakota helicopter fleet. This contract formalizes a Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) and service agreement supporting  over 900 Arriel 1E2 and Arriel 2E engines, operated by the U.S. Army on its UH-72A and UH-72B.

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Tags: Army Arriel Engines Safran UH-72 US Army
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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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Tags: Army Black Hawk Foreign Military Sales H-60M Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Jan
31
2022

Collins Aerospace completes Air Launched Effects demonstration for U.S. Army Future Vertical Lift program

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Jan. 31, 2022) – Collins Aerospace has successfully demonstrated a ready-now Mission Systems solution to support the operations of Air Launched Effects (ALE) from Army Aviation’s Enduring and Future Vertical Lift (FVL) fleet. Comprised of an air vehicle, multiple payloads, and a Mission System, these ALE are a crucial piece of the FVL aircraft’s ability to extend the organic reach, lethality, and survivability of manned platforms with Operator-on-the-Loop autonomy.

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Tags: Air Launched Effects ALE Army Collins Aerospace Future Vertical Lift FVL
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