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May
20
2019

Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build 12 CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopters

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STRATFORD, Conn., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy. These advanced helicopters are part of the 200 program of record aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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May
20
2019

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., -- The Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida site, an important step toward bringing this all-new aircraft to service members to perform critical search and rescue operations. The aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) and based on the proven UH-60M Black Hawk, is customized for the U.S. Air Force 's rescue mission and will ensure the Air Force fulfills its mission to leave no one behind.

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Apr
29
2019

Small Eye In The Sky: Special Forces Will Soon Have New Enduring ISR Option

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VINEYARD, Utah, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Combating counterinsurgency, conducting reconnaissance, collecting information vital to national security, United States Special Forces conduct some of the most sensitive and critical missions.

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Apr
24
2019

SIKORSKY RECOGNIZES KAMAN AEROSPACE JACKSONVILLE WITH BLACK HAWK SUPPLIER OF THE YEAR AWARD

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--Apr. 24, 2019-- Kaman Aerospace Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN), today announced that its Integrated Structures and Metallics Division located in Jacksonville, Florida was presented with Sikorsky’s Black Hawk Program Supplier of the Year Award. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), stated in a recent press release that “Kaman was chosen for this special recognition due to their overall performance in 2018, supporting the Black Hawk cockpit requirements in support of Sikorsky’s manufacturing plan. Kaman maintained all Black Hawk schedule requirements throughout the year, including the surge requirements. Kaman was also able to supply cockpit components in shorter than lead-time for critical production demands.”

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Apr
15
2019

Lockheed Martin's 360-Degree Pilot Visual System Completes First Flight On Bell V-280 Valor

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter's next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a series of flights over Fort Worth, Texas, in March. PDAS is a multi-functional sensor system that generates high-resolution, 360-degree imagery around the aircraft to enhance situational awareness for pilots and other users.

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Apr
15
2019

FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL EXPANDS ITS SIKORSKY S-70 TRAINING PROGRAM

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NEW YORK (April 15, 2019) –FlightSafety International announces a significant expansion of the training programs it offers for the Sikorsky S-70 helicopter.

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Mar
25
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], 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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Mar
22
2019

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ Helicopter Achieves First Flight

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., – The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach, Fla., site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company [NYSE: LMT], and Boeing [NYSE: BA], 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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Mar
21
2019

Sikorsky Recognizes County Of Los Angeles Fire Department For Role Battling Woolsey Fire With Aerial Firefighting Helicopters

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Stratford, Conn, - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) has recognized the County of Los Angeles Fire Department’s Air Operations Section for its efforts in combating last November’s devastating Woolsey Fire with firefighting helicopters. The Fire Department operates eight multi-mission helicopters, including three S-70A Sikorsky Firehawk aircraft.

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Mar
06
2019

Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+™ And S-92B™ Helicopters

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ATLANTA, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B. The two variants will share a nearly identical configuration, with S-92B helicopters also featuring enlarged cabin windows and plans for a common cabin door suitable for offshore and SAR configurations. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92® Helicopter Crew For Rescue In Norway

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ATLANTA, -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Mar
05
2019

Everett Aviation Signs With Lobo Leasing For Its First Sikorsky S-92A™ Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Everett signed a contract with Lobo Leasing Limited for a utility S-92A helicopter that will support oil and gas and utility operations.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Expands IFly™ Performance Calculator To S-70i™ Black Hawk® Helicopter Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) issued a beta version of its iFly Sikorsky™ performance calculator for the S-70i™ Black Hawk® helicopter. Available from the Apple Store as an iPad tablet app, iFly Sikorsky gives S-70i administrators, pilots and mission planners a quick and easy method to configure aircraft cabin layout and installed mission equipment; calculate aircraft weight and balance; access weather data; review takeoff, landing, and cruise profiles; predict aircraft performance during each phase of flight; and determine range relative to aircraft position and intended destination.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Integrates North Sea Oil Rig Weather Data And Satcom Connectivity Into Newest IFly Sikorsky App Release

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, – S-92 helicopter operators flying to Norway’s North Sea oil rigs will soon be able to receive real-time meteorological data direct from micro weather stations located at destination helidecks. Integrated by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), into the 2.2 release of the iFly Sikorsky™ flight performance calculator, the upgraded app will allow flight planners and aircrews to determine environmental conditions at offshore rigs before an aircraft’s departure from home base, or optionally via satellite communication link while in flight.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Receives FAA Type Certification In The Restricted Category For The S-70M Black Hawk Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Atlanta, - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) received a type certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certifying that the S-70M Black Hawk helicopter design meets the applicable airworthiness requirements in the Restricted Category. The type certificate will allow Sikorsky to request authorization from the FAA to produce S-70M aircraft for the following special purpose operations increasingly requested by the growing civil helicopter market: external cargo, agriculture operations, and forest and wildlife conservation.

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Mar
05
2019

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. As Customer Support Center In Canada

Posted by jhadmin

ATLANTA, March 5, 2019 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that it will authorize Eagle Copters Ltd. to operate as its latest Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Canada. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Feb
27
2019

Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters Prepare For Flight Test

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH), built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), are preparing for their maiden flights, which will occur before mid-year at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida.

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Feb
15
2019

Lockheed Martin Announces Continued Expansion, Job Growth

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ORLANDO, Fla., - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced the opening of its $50 million, 255,000 square foot Research & Development II facility in Orlando, Fla.

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Jan
30
2019

Sikorsky S-92A® Helicopter To Commence Operations In Mexico

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn., Jan. 30, 2019 ­­– A major oil company has selected three Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to provide deepwater transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico. Three fielded S-92 helicopters will support the client’s operations, including crew change and search and rescue. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jan
29
2019

Sikorsky Australia Moves Forward Stocking Location To Perth

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Perth, Australia – Jan. 29, 2019, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today announced the relocation of its Forward Stocking Location (FSL) from Australia’s East Coast in Brisbane to the West Coast in Perth.

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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
15
2018

Lockheed Martin Launches $30 Million STEM Scholarship Program

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BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarship program for high school and college undergraduate students planning to pursue a major in engineering and computer science.

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Nov
13
2018

Lockheed Martin Honors Three Wounded Veterans Through Scholarship Program

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FORT WORTH, - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) named 1st Lt. Victor Prato, retired Army Chief Warrant Officer Anthony Radetic, and retired Sgt. 1st Class Randy Nantz as the 2018 Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship awardees.

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Nov
13
2018

AlphaPilot AI Innovation Challenge Flies North To Canada

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OTTAWA, November 13, 2018 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that its recently launched AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge is officially live through the HeroX platform and ready to formally accept applications both in the United States and globally. The application process runs through February 28, 2019.

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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
31
2018

Lockheed Martin Challenges Students To Create The Future Of Flight

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BETHESDA, Md.,- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today launched a new digital curriculum for high-school students, parents and educators as part of Generation Beyond, its free, online STEM education program used in thousands of U.S. classrooms. The new Generation Beyond: Aviation curriculum includes video challenges, a virtual field trip to Lockheed Martin's famous Skunk Works® and surprise STEM lab takeovers in select U.S. high schools.

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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

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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