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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
22
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN STALKER XE UPGRADED WITH NEW VTOL LAUNCH AND LANDING CAPABILITY

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PALMDALE, Calif., May. 22, 2018 – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Stalker eXtended Endurance (XE) unmanned aerial system (UAS) has been upgraded with a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) capability. This new option gives users greater mission flexibility allowing them to operate the system in more austere locations.

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May
03
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN SMALL QUADROTOR UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM UPGRADED WITH HIGH RESOLUTION THERMAL IMAGING CAPABILITY

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DENVER, – Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Indago 3, a small quadrotor unmanned aerial system has been upgraded with high resolution infrared sensors capable of day or night operations.

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Apr
30
2018

LOCKHEED MARTIN’S CEO HIGHLIGHTS ‘PARTNERSHIPS WITH PURPOSE’ AT GLOBAL AEROSPACE SUMMIT

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ABu Dhabi, UAE, APRIL 30, 2018 – Collaborations that focus on shared opportunity, growth and progress are critical for global security, said the Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin at the Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi today.

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Apr
25
2018

CANADA CERTIFIES INCREASED GROSS WEIGHT FOR S-92 HELICOPTERS

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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
03
2018

Sikorsky Celebrates 30 Years of Black Hawk Helicopter Operations in Latin America

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SANTIAGO, Chile, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 2018 marks 30 years of operations for the Black Hawk helicopter in Latin America, since the Colombian Air Force took delivery of its first five UH-60A aircraft in 1988. Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, now a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), the twin engine medium-lift Black Hawk has become synonymous with the successful defense of territorial sovereignty, providing humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, combatting drug trafficking, performing search and rescue missions, surveilling coastlines and borders, and transporting heads of state.

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Apr
02
2018

Sikorsky Innovations Announces Eighth Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

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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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Mar
28
2018

A King Has Arrived: Sikorsky CH-53 King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopter Arrives in Germany for International Debut

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HOLZDORF, Germany, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A CH-53K heavy lift helicopter built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), arrived in Holzdorf, Germany, ahead of its international debut at the ILA Berlin Air Show next month.

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Mar
28
2018

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, Recognizes Top Suppliers

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky line of business honored its top suppliers at a recent ceremony in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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Mar
07
2018

Sikorsky CH-53K Completes Critical Flight Envelope Expansion with 36,000-pound External Lift

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of a 36,000-pound payload at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center, achieving a maximum weight on the single center point cargo hook. This milestone marks completion of critical flight envelope expansion activities for the CH-53K as Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) prepares to deliver the first aircraft to the U.S. Marine Corps this year.

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Feb
28
2018

Sikorsky Delivers Production Number 300 S-92® Helicopter to Era Group Inc.

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today delivered the 300th S-92® helicopter. Era Group Inc. signed for the aircraft, configured for offshore oil worker transportation, in a ceremony at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Feb
28
2018

Sikorsky Authorizes Thai Aviation Services as Customer Support Center in Thailand

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018 - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has authorized Thai Aviation Services to operate as the first Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Thailand. The announcement came at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo Trade Show & Exposition.

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Feb
27
2018

Sikorsky Salutes Los Angeles County Fire Department Air Services for Superior Maintenance and Search and Rescue

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), today honored the Los Angeles County Fire Department for its search and rescue efforts and superior helicopter maintenance while battling numerous wildfires during the 2017-2018 fire season. The recognition occurred at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo, where Sikorsky also presented a $15,000 donation to the Firefighter's Cancer Support Network.

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Feb
27
2018

Curtiss-Wright to Provide Sikorsky with Air Data Computers and Windshield Anti-Ice Controllers

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HELI-EXPO 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth #C854) – February 27, 2018 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was awarded a contract by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, to provide its Air Data Computer (ADC) and Windshield Anti-Ice Controller (WAIC) technology for use on multiple variants of the Black Hawk helicopter delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

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Feb
27
2018

Sikorsky Signs with San Diego Fire-Rescue Air Operations to Deliver S-70i FIREHAWK®

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 - Today, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, signed to deliver one S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopter in a baseline configuration to the city of San Diego at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Feb
27
2018

Sikorsky and HABCO Industries enter into Exclusive Equipment Distribution Agreement

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 - Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with HABCO Industries to supply ground support equipment products for the maintenance, servicing and manufacturing production of Sikorsky helicopter products. The announcement was made at the 2018 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo.

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Feb
27
2018

Sikorsky Advances iFly Sikorsky™

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 ̶ Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today unveiled the latest version of its iPad flight calculator application for S-92® and S-76D™ helicopters. In addition to replicating common performance calculations and performing as weight-and-balance calculator, iFly Sikorsky v2.0 now connects to internet based weather data (METAR) and offers an entirely new graphical interface.

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Feb
27
2018

LifePort Delivers Lightweight Armor Kit for Columbia Helicopters

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced today the delivery of cabin and cockpit floor armor for Columbia Helicopters’ model 234 aircraft (commercial equivalent to the Boeing CH-47). The armor is designed to protect crew members operating in hazardous environments. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Feb
27
2018

LifePort Awarded Contract for Ballistic Protection Systems

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced today a contract award for 25 customized Black Hawk Ballistic Protection Systems (BPS) to an undisclosed customer in the Middle East. These systems will provide both crew and passengers protection from ground-based ballistic threats. LifePort’s unique design allows the customer to easily re-configure the cabin to support various mission profiles, while maintaining uncompromised protection. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company.

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Feb
27
2018

LifePort Unveils Machined Sled Upgrade at Heli-Expo

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LAS VEGAS, Feb. 27, 2018 – LifePort, a Sikorsky company, announced a newly certified Machined Sled today at the annual Heli-Expo aerospace show. Designed based on feedback from the operator community, the new sled has a wider backrest and is certified in the Leonardo AW139, Bell 212, Bell 412, Sikorsky S-76®A, B, C and D variants, and the Airbus H-130 airframe. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Feb
20
2018

First Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Enters Final Assembly

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STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission. The timing of final assembly supports the program's accelerated schedule and positions the aircraft's first flight for the end of this year, two months ahead of schedule.

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Feb
20
2018

Lockheed Martin Launches Unmanned Vehicle Control Software that Can Simultaneously Control Multiple UAV Types, Operating Anywhere on Earth

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CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) software has been simultaneously flying, on average, at least six unmanned aircraft during every hour of the last 25 years, completing missions as diverse as reconnaisance, inspection, mapping and targeting. Today, Lockheed Martin is launching VCSi, a new vehicle control software, as the culmination of more than two decades of experience and 1.5 million hours of operational use.

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Feb
15
2018

Lockheed Martin Announces Orlando Expansion, Hiring Plans

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ORLANDO, Fla., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today broke ground on a new, $50 million, 255,000 square foot office facility and announced plans to hire about 1,800 people over the next two years, of which about 500 will be based in Orlando.

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Feb
06
2018

Rheinmetall and Sikorsky Sign a Strategic Teaming Agreement to Offer CH-53K for Germany's New Heavy Lift Helicopter Competition

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BONN, Germany, Feb. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheinmetall and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company signed a strategic teaming agreement for competing in the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program.

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Feb
05
2018

Sikorsky Qualifies Weapons System for Digital Black Hawk Helicopter

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SINGAPORE, Feb. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has completed qualification to military standards of a comprehensive weapons system for S-70M / S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters. Fully integrated with the aircraft's existing avionics, the system allows either pilot to place munitions quickly from forward firing guns, rocket pods and laser-designated air-to-ground missile launchers onto static or moving targets with high accuracy.

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