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Dec
26
2018

Sikorsky, Boeing Provide First Look at SB>1 DEFIANT™

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. Dec. 26, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA] provided the first look at the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter the companies have developed for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role technology demonstrator program. The SB>1 DEFIANT™ is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today’s conventional helicopters and offers advanced agility and maneuverability. It will help inform the next generation of military helicopters as part of the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift program.

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Nov
08
2018

US Navy awards Sikorsky contract for CH-53E, MH-53E supply and logistics support

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The US Navy has awarded Sikorsky a USD717 million performance-based logistics (PBL) contract to provide supply and logistics support to CH-53E Super Stallion and MH-53E Sea Dragon heavy-lift helicopters, according to a 5 November company statement.

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Nov
06
2018

Lockheed Martin Successfully Integrates Advanced Radar System With Unmanned Aerostat

Posted by jhadmin

AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 6, 2018 —Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) completed the successful integration of a Telephonics RDR-1700B radar onto a 74K aerostat for land and sea missions. This latest milestone follows Lockheed Martin’s successful integration of various payloads including radar sensors from Telephonics, Leonardo and Northrop Grumman as well as electro-optic / infra-red cameras from L-3 Wescam.

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Nov
06
2018

Sikorsky Wins $717 Million Award To Sustain Super Stallion And Sea Dragon Aircraft For The U.S. Marine Corps And U.S. Navy

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was awarded a performance-based logistics contract with a value of $717 million. The contract will provide supply and logistics support to the entire fleet of in-service CH-53E Super Stallions and MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters. The H-53E is a battle proven heavy-lift helicopter continuing to support the U.S. Marine Corps and Navy in missions at home and around the world.

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Oct
29
2018

U.S. Army Pilots Fly Autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter In First-Of-Its-Kind Demonstration

Posted by jhadmin

FORT EUSTIS, Va., Oct. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter (OPV) through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The series of flights marked the first time that non-Sikorsky pilots operated the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft (SARA), a modified S-76B commercial helicopter, as an OPV aircraft.

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Oct
22
2018

LifePort Announces AeroSled Upgrade At AMTC

Posted by jhadmin

PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced an AeroSled TS product upgrade today at the annual Air Medical Transport Conference. The design is based on feedback from the operator community and will significantly increase the durability of medical stretchers used on board civilian helicopters. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Oct
19
2018

Heli-One Completes Universal Avionics Flight Deck Upgrade for S-76 VVIP

Posted by jhadmin

Amsterdam, Netherlands – Universal Avionics (UA) announces the completion of Authorized Dealer, Heli-One's Sikorsky S-76 VVIP helicopter flight deck upgrade. The avionics upgrade replaces legacy Electronic Flight Instrument Systems (EFIS) with three UA EFI-890H Advanced Flight Displays. The system also includes a new UA UNS-1Lw Flight Management System (FMS) with Vision-1™ Synthetic Vision System.

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Oct
19
2018

Sikorsky Operator Marks Safe Flight Milestone With S-76® Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Florida, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized American Express’ corporate flight department for achieving 8,000 hours of safe flight with its fleet of S-76 helicopters. The event took place during the 2018 National Business Aviation Association Convention & Exhibition.

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Sep
18
2018

SIKORSKY HH-60W COMBAT RESCUE HELICOPTER WEAPONS SYSTEM, OPERATIONAL FLIGHT TRAINERS IN FINAL ASSEMBLY

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020.

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Sep
10
2018

SIKORSKY BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER MARKS ITS FIRST 40 YEARS OF SERVICE AND PREPARES FOR ANOTHER 50 YEARS OF OPERATION

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has kicked off its campaign marking the 40th anniversary of the Black Hawk helicopter, an iconic aircraft that is poised to continue to support military and search and rescue efforts around the world for decades to come with ongoing technology enhancements.

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Sep
07
2018

KAMAN COMPOSITES - WICHITA WINS SIKORSKY COMBAT RESCUE HELICOPTER COMPOSITE WORK STATEMENT

Posted by jhadmin

WICHITA, KS, - Kaman Composites - Wichita, Inc. (KCW), announced continued success with a new statement of work to supply complex composite components and assemblies for the Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter. KCW, a subsidiary of Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc. and part of its Aerosystems Division, is a leading supplier of complex composite structures, components, and assemblies for the commercial and defense aerospace industry.

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Aug
27
2018

SIKORSKY HONORED AT NGAUS CONFERENCE FOR CONTINUED SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

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Straford, Conn., – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was presented with the BG William W. Spruance Legacy Award at the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 140th General Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans. The award is the highest given by the National Guard Education Foundation (NGEF) and is presented to individuals and companies that have demonstrated impactful contribution, service and devotion to the NGEF and its mission of disseminating the National Guard’s story and raising awareness of its heritage and enduring contributions to the nation.

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Aug
08
2018

CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky Sending Students to CHC’s Safety & Quality Summit

Posted by jhadmin

IRVING, TX – CHC Helicopter, along with long-standing Summit sponsor and supporter Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, have selected the winners of two grants for aviation students to attend the 14th CHC Safety & Quality Summit this October in Dallas.

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Aug
08
2018

THAI AVIATION SERVICES S-76D™ FLEET ACHIEVES 10,000 FLIGHT HOURS

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn., Aug. 8, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years.

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Jul
18
2018

SIKORSKY HONORS UK MARITIME & COASTGUARD AGENCY

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FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today celebrated 35 years of partnership with the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and honored recent heroic lifesaving efforts of the MCA. A recognition ceremony took place at the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Tags: Farnborough International Airshow Lockheed Martin MCA Sikorsky UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency
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Jul
18
2018

LONGBOW LLC AWARDED $170 MILLION IN ORDERS FOR APACHE AH-64E FIRE CONTROL RADAR SYSTEMS

Posted by jhadmin

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers.

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Jul
17
2018

SIKORSKY DELIVERS FIRST BLACK HAWK HELICOPTER TO THE CITY OF SAN DIEGO FIRE-RESCUE DEPARTMENT

Posted by jhadmin

COATESVILLE, Penn., - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has delivered an S-70 Black Hawk helicopter to the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. When modified by a third party as a FIREHAWK® helicopter with a 1,000-gallon belly tank, retractable snorkel, extended landing gear and rescue hoist, the City of San Diego will have a multirole platform with the speed to more quickly find and extinguish wildfires, perform rescue missions, and deliver initial medical care across the city and neighboring counties.

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Tags: Black Hawk Lockheed Martin San Diego Fire Rescue Sikorsky
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Jul
16
2018

SIKORSKY SECURES SALE OF S-76D™ HELICOPTER IN INDIA

Posted by jhadmin

ARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced the sale of an S-76D™ aircraft to the Government of Maharashtra in India. The announcement came during the Farnborough International Airshow.

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Jun
07
2018

SIKORSKY CONTINUES CUSTOMER SUPPORT FOCUS WITH NEW PARTS SUPPLY SITE AND S-92 BLADE REPAIR CAPABILITY

Posted by jhadmin

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 7, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced the relocation and expansion of its Brazil-based forward stocking location (FSL) at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local operator CEOs and Sikorsky officials. The strategic decision positions Sikorsky products closer to operators and further bolsters the company’s dedication to maximizing customers’ fleet availability.

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May
23
2018

CAL FIRE PLACES PURCHASE ORDER FOR FIREHAWK® AIRCRAFT

Posted by jhadmin

DENVER, CO, May 23, 2018 – United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today received a purchase order from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for the acquisition of a new Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk aircraft, to be modified into FIREHAWK® firefighting configuration by United Rotorcraft. This aircraft will be the latest firefighting tool put into service with CAL FIRE to protect property and the citizens of California.

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May
22
2018

SIKORSKY AND CANADA'S DND RECEIVE AHS INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR SUCCESSFUL CH-148 CYCLONE HELICOPTER SHIPBOARD TESTS

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PHOENIX, -- AHS International has recognized Canada's Department of National Defence (DND) and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, for "conducting an extraordinary international effort" to demonstrate flight and shipboard operation of the CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter from a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate. The award cites successful expansion of the flight envelop to Sea State 6 conditions, where waves reached a height of six meters (20 feet) with winds up to 55 knots (100 km/hour or 63 mph)

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May
16
2018

SIKORSKY BEGINS CH-53 KING STALLION HEAVY LIFT HELICOPTER DELIVERIES TO THE U.S. MARINE CORPS

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) today. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

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May
01
2018

SIKORSKY INVITES APPLICATIONS TO 9TH ANNUAL ENTREPRENEURIAL CHALLENGE

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STRATFORD, Conn., May 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today the launch of the 9th Entrepreneurial Challenge.

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Apr
25
2018

CANADA CERTIFIES INCREASED GROSS WEIGHT FOR S-92 HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, CONNECTICUT - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today Canadian certification for the expanded gross weight capability option for new S-92® helicopters. The option increases the maximum take-off weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds, allowing operators to carry an additional 1,200 pounds of payload. This capability was first certified by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2015.

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Apr
20
2018

SIKORSKY ANNOUNCES ITS GERMAN INDUSTRIALIZATION FOR THE COUNTRY'S NEW HEAVY LIFT HELICOPTER COMPETITION

Posted by jhadmin

BERLIN, PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, announced its German industrialization plan for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program with the world class heavy lift helicopter, the CH-53K King Stallion. Rheinmetall Group, which has entered into an exclusive arrangement with Sikorsky, will lead in-service support for the CH-53K.

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Apr
16
2018

LIFEPORT ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION DIVAN

Posted by jhadmin

WOODLAND, Washington, April 16, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced approval of its next generation, dynamic (16G) side facing VIP divan. The new divan provides the market with the first non-airbag solution to meet the new certification requirements of FAA Policy PS-ANM-25-03-R1. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Apr
12
2018

Strengthening Partnerships: Sikorsky's CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter Makes Historic First Flight in Germany

Posted by jhadmin

HOLZDORF, Germany, April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, and the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter reached another historic first. The CH-53K, which recently arrived in Germany, flew its first flight on foreign soil at Holzdorf Air Base, Germany. The aircraft executed a flawless flight around the air base, as the Sikorsky team continues preparation for the King Stallion's public international debut at the ILA Berlin Air Show, April 25 - 29.

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Apr
11
2018

Sikorsky Proposes Aerial Firefighting Solution to Operators of Black Hawk Helicopters in Latin America

Posted by jhadmin

SANTIAGO, Chile – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today launched at FIDAE 2018 a two-month promotional tour of Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina and Peru to raise awareness of the Black Hawk helicopter’s effectiveness as an aerial firefighting platform. Many of the Black Hawk helicopters delivered to the region’s militaries and government agencies over the last 30 years can easily be equipped to carry water and foam to fight wildland fires that are growing both in severity and frequency.

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Apr
03
2018

Sikorsky Offers Colombia-based Black Hawk Helicopter Maintenance and Simulator Flight Training Services to Latin America Militaries

Posted by jhadmin

SANTIAGO, April 3, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), is positioning its depot-level maintenance and pilot training facilities in Colombia for use by other Black Hawk helicopter users in Latin America. Established originally to support the Colombia Armed Forces and National Police, the support facilities will allow the region’s other Black Hawk operators – Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Mexico – to take advantage of the same services close to their home bases of operation.

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Apr
02
2018

Sikorsky Innovations Announces Eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., April 2, 2018 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced COGNITUUM AGI as the winner of the eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge, which is organized by Sikorsky Innovations and designed to accelerate innovators and disruptive technology concepts with applications for the aerospace market. Sikorsky will launch the ninth Entrepreneurial Challenge in the spring.

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