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Sep
22
2021

S-92® Helicopter Completes First Flight Using Biofuel

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STRATFORD, Conn., September 22, 2021. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT] has approved the use of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), often referred to as biofuel, for the S-92 helicopter as an alternative to petroleum-based fuels and the aircraft completed its first flight. This approval occurs as companies across the aviation industry are taking steps to meet environmental challenges, including transitioning to sustainable aviation fuels derived from renewable non-fossil fuel sources and utilized by aircraft certified for Jet A/A-1 fuels.

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Tags: Lockheed Martin S-92 SAF Sikorsky Sustainable Aviation Fuel
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Sep
15
2021

Aerometals adds Sikorsky S-70M capability to EIBF STC

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September 15, 2021 - Sacramento, CA - Aerometals, a precision aerospace design and manufacturing company, has announced the addition of the S-70M airframe to their recently approved FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Engine Inlet Barrier Filter (EIBF) protections. The company utilized exhaustive testing, high technology computational fluid dynamics modeling as well as bird strike analysis for its new generation engine protection system.

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Tags: Aerometals Lockheed Martin S-70M Sikorsky
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Aug
31
2021

Lockheed Martin Pledges Support To Organizations Assisting Critical Afghanistan Evacuation Relief

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BETHESDA, Md. – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced donations to help provide critical services for military service members, veterans and their families, and other individuals entering the United States following their departure from Afghanistan.

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Aug
26
2021

United Rotorcraft Awards Contract To Sikorsky For Five S-70™ BLACK HAWK® Helicopters

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ENGLEWOOD, Colorado – August 26, 2021 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, has awarded Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, a contract for five S-70™ Black Hawk® helicopters. The bulk order will enable United Rotorcraft, as the only company authorized by Sikorsky to modify Black Hawk aircraft to the FIREHAWK® configuration, to quickly deliver these new production aircraft for aerial firefighting in support of public agencies battling increasingly destructive wildland fires.

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Tags: Black Hawk Firehawk Lockheed Martin S-70 Sikorsky United Rotorcraft
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Jul
27
2021

Sikorsky Receives Brazilian Air Force Black Hawk Helicopter Sustainment Contract

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Stratford, Conn., July 27, 2021 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) has received a four-year contract from the Brazilian Air Force to provide logistics support for the service’s 16 UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters. The contract will improve fleet sustainment resulting from local storage of commonly required spare parts, assistance from a regional Sikorsky field service technician, and direct technical support from Sikorsky Engineering.

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Tags: Black Hawk Brazilian Air Force Lockheed Martin Sikorsky UH-60L
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Jun
28
2021

U.S. Navy Awards Sikorsky Contract To Build Nine More CH-53K™ Heavy Lift Helicopters In Connecticut

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Stratford, Conn. – Utilizing proven advanced manufacturing techniques and continuing to drive down unit price, Sikorsky will build nine more CH-53K™ heavy lift helicopters under a new contract for the U.S. Navy. This production award also includes an agreement for the next production contract at an even lower unit price which will decrease further if additional quantity options are exercised, resulting in significant savings for the U.S. government and taxpayers.

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Tags: CH-53K Lockheed Martin Navy Sikorsky US Navy
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Apr
19
2021

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Demonstrates Agility At The X During Future Vertical Lift Flight Demonstrations At Redstone Arsenal

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.,  -- Flying low, fast and expertly executing crisp, tight, quick maneuvers that only Sikorsky's X2 Technology™ family of helicopters brings, the Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER® helicopter flew two demonstrations before Army officials and Soldiers at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama this week. The events offered a glimpse at Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company's bid for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program, part of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift (FVL) effort to revolutionize its aircraft fleet. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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Tags: FARA FVL Lockheed Martin RAIDER Helicopter S-97 Sikorsky X2 Technology
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Feb
10
2021

Sikorsky Continues Legacy With Latest Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

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STRATFORD, Conn. Feb. 10 – Continuing its 63-year legacy of providing safe and reliable transportation for the president of the United States, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is under contract to manufacture a total of 23 VH-92A® Presidential Helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps. Sikorsky is on schedule to deliver the next generation presidential helicopter later this year.

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Jan
25
2021

Sikorsky-Boeing Team Reveals Advanced Assault Helicopter Designed to Revolutionize U.S. Army Capabilities

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021—Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released details of its advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, training and sustainment, it will revolutionize the way the Army meets threats in 2035 and beyond.

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Dec
07
2020

Lockheed Martin CH-53K King Stallion Devices Ready For Training

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ORLANDO, Fla., – U.S. Marines are now preparing to fly, maintain and sustain the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, which will enable them to safely complete longer-range missions in harsher environments compared to the current fleet of aircraft. The suite of training devices from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) were recently declared Ready for Training at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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