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Aug
16
2017

CC-130J Super Hercules delivers IRB Commitments for Canada

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OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully completed the Aircraft Capability - Tactical (ACP-T) Acquisition Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) commitments valued at $1.4 billion associated with Canada's purchase of 17 CC-130J Super Hercules aircraft in 2007.

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Aug
16
2017

U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Radar Warning Receiver Completes Technical Readiness Level Demonstration

Posted by jhadmin

OWEGO, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2017 – A critical component of Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Tactical Mission System for the U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH), the AN/APR-52 Radar Warning Receiver (RWR), recently achieved Technical Readiness Level (TRL) 6 assessment following a successful demonstration at the U.S. Air Force Integrated Demonstrations and Applications Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.

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Jul
18
2017

KAMAN SIGNS MULTI-YEAR IX H-60 COCKPIT CONTRACT WITH SIKORSKY

Posted by jhadmin

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-- Kaman Corporation (NYSE:KAMN) announced today that its subsidiary Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman) has entered into a new multi-year (MY) contract with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) company, which outlines the pricing and conditions for the manufacture of H-60 cockpits under the Department of Defense MY IX H-60 procurement authorization. The term of the MY agreement between Kaman and Sikorsky will be for five years, starting in 2018 and ending in 2022, per Sikorsky and the U.S. Army’s recent signing of the MY IX contract. Under the agreement, Kaman will continue to manufacture UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC model cockpits for Sikorsky at Kaman’s Jacksonville, Florida, facility. Since 2004 Kaman has delivered more than 1,200 new H-60 cockpits to Sikorsky.

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Jul
05
2017

CH-53K King Stallion Flight Testing Begins Transition to Patuxent River Naval Air Station

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PATUXENT RIVER, Md., July 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program has successfully completed its first extended "cross country" flight from Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. This is the first of several such flights that will occur during 2017 and 2018 as the CH-53K flight test program transitions to the flight test facilities at Patuxent River (PAX).

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Jul
05
2017

German Aerospace Companies Visit Sikorsky’s West Palm Beach Facility

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BUCKEBURG, Germany, July 5, 2017 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, hosted leading German Aerospace companies with engineering, manufacturing and maintenance, repair, overhaul expertise attended the two day event to discuss the new Marine CH-53K King Stallion helicopter and the German Air Force “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) Program. The event took place at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida facility.

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Jul
05
2017

CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky Provide Awards for Aviation Students to Attend CHC Safety & Quality Summit

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DALLAS, TEXAS, July 5, 2017 - Today, CHC Helicopter and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, announced two winners have been selected to receive funding to attend the 2017 CHC Safety & Quality Summit.

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Jun
27
2017

Sikorsky Delivers Second S-92® Helicopter to South Korea Coast Guard

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COATESVILLE, Pa., June 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The South Korea Coast Guard has accepted delivery of its second S-92® helicopter for search and rescue following a ceremony today. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Jun
05
2017

Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, Recognizes Top Suppliers

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STRATFORD, Conn., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky honored top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. Twenty-two suppliers were recognized, including 15 receiving honors as Sikorsky Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2016.

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May
31
2017

CHC and Sikorsky Commemorate Historic Transatlantic Flight

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DALLAS, TEXAS, May 31, 2017 – CHC Group and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, are marking the 52nd anniversary of their collaboration on the first transatlantic ferry flight by a civilian helicopter, which was also the first unescorted crossing of the Atlantic by helicopter. This milestone was completed in a Sikorsky S-61N operated by Okanagan Helicopters, which later became CHC.

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May
31
2017

Lockheed Martin’s Indago Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Achieves First Beyond Visual Line of Sight Inspection in North America

Posted by jhadmin

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 31, 2017 – Lockheed Martin, in partnership with Canadian UAVs, completed the first beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) pipeline and well assets inspection using the Lockheed Martin Indago 2. The Indago 2 quadrotor unmanned aerial system completed the inspection at the Foremost Testing Range

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May
30
2017

U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter Reaches Milestone, Paving Way for Assembly, Test and Evaluation

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced it successfully reached a key milestone – the Air Vehicle Critical Design Review (CDR) – for the U.S. Air Force's Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program. This event prepares the program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter.

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May
11
2017

Law Enforcement Pioneer Use of Lockheed Martin Indago Unmanned Aerial System with Project Lifesaver International

Posted by jhadmin

VINEYARD, Utah, /PRNewswire/ -- Sheriff's agencies are poised to use the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Indago quadrotor small unmanned aerial system (UAS) to perform search and rescue operations as part of the Project Lifesaver International (PLI) program that supports clients with autism, Down syndrome and dementia.

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May
08
2017

Lockheed Martin Indago 3 Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Supports Long-Range Secure ISR with Software by TrellisWare Technologies

Posted by jhadmin

VINEYARD, Utah, May 8, 2017 – The newest version of Lockheed Martin’s [NYSE: LMT] Indago quadrotor unmanned aerial system (UAS), Indago 3, now enables military customers to securely complete sensitive intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions with the addition of TrellisWare Technologies MANET software products.

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Apr
26
2017

Lockheed Martin to Upgrade and Support Sensors for Japan's Apache Fleet

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NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received contracts to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) system for Japan's fleet of AH-64DJP Apache attack helicopters and provide Performance Based Logistics (PBL) support.

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Apr
20
2017

Sikorsky Announces Expanded Support in Asia with Plans for New Customer Support Center

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company today announced plans to expand its S-92® and S-76™ helicopter support services in the Asia-Pacific region. Thai Aviation Services is scheduled to become the first Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Thailand by the end of 2017. The announcement was made at the inaugural 2017 Rotorcraft Asia show.

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Apr
18
2017

Sikorsky Recognizes Brunei Shell Petroleum for 50 Years of Continuous Service with Sikorsky Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

Singapore, April 18, 2017 – Sikorsky today recognized Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP) for 50 years of continuous service with Sikorsky helicopters. The recognition event took place at the inaugural 2017 Rotorcraft Asia show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company.

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Apr
10
2017

U.S. Air Force, Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Manned/Unmanned Teaming

Posted by jhadmin

PALMDALE, Calif., April 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works®, the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School and Calspan Corporation successfully demonstrated manned/unmanned teaming to improve combat efficiency and effectiveness for the warfighter.

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Apr
05
2017

CH-53K King Stallion Program Achieves Milestone C

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the CH-53K King Stallion program successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding.

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Mar
13
2017

Sikorsky Offers Continued Support for Commercial Black Hawk Operators

Posted by jhadmin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, remains committed to serving the growing technical and logistical support needs of more than 30 commercial operators who have acquired surplus UH-60A model helicopters from the U.S. Government.

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Feb
21
2017

Lockheed Martin Awarded $150 Million to Continue Production of Target Sight System for U.S. Marine Corps

Posted by jhadmin

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $150 million in follow-on production contracts to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with the Target Sight System (TSS) for the AH-1Z "Viper" attack helicopter.

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Jan
12
2017

Sikorsky Awarded DARPA ALIAS Phase 3 Contract to Increase Aircraft Autonomy

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, has won the contract for Phase 3 of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.

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Dec
22
2016

Sikorsky Recognized as Florida Manufacturer of the Year

Posted by jhadmin

PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) was recently recognized as Florida's Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers Association of Florida at the 13th Annual Manufacturers Summit and Marketplace in Gainesville, Fla.

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Dec
14
2016

Sikorsky Establishes Scholarship through the MedEvac International Foundation

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) presented a $5,000 donation for the first annual Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship for award by the MedEvac International Foundation. The scholarship donation was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Dec
14
2016

LifePort receives FAA airworthiness approval for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E

Posted by jhadmin

WOODLAND, Wash., /PRNewswire/ -- LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has received Federal Aviation Administration airworthiness approval for its Patient Loading Utility System™ (PLUS), for the Pilatus PC-12/47 and PC-12/47E aircraft. The addition of this Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to LifePort's portfolio extends the PLUS application across multiple Pilatus aircraft platforms. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company.

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Dec
08
2016

Sikorsky Signs Contract with Chilean Air Force for Six S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT) has successfully concluded contract negotiations with the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile) for six S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters for the service's medium-lift helicopter recapitalization program.

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Dec
07
2016

Sikorsky Opens Testing Facility for Combat Rescue Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

Stratford, Conn., December 7, 2016 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has inaugurated a new Systems Integration Lab (SIL) to begin testing key systems for the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH), the new aircraft being built for the United States Air Force.

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Nov
29
2016

Sikorsky Innovations Names 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge Awardees

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced LiquidPiston as the winner and Spinar America as a Special Recognition awardee of the 7th Entrepreneurial Challenge.

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Nov
21
2016

Sikorsky S-76A™ Helicopter Maintenance Trainer Advances Engineering Program at Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies

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SASKATOON, Saskatchewan /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) today celebrated the transfer of an S-76A™ helicopter maintenance trainer to the Saskatchewan Aviation Learning Centre. Valued at CAD 1.3 million (USD 945,000), the non-flying, twin-engine helicopter with associated equipment and documentation provides an important learning tool for students pursuing a career in aviation maintenance.

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Nov
15
2016

Human-Machine Teams: Lockheed Martin UAS and Optionally-Piloted Helicopters Validate Firefighting and Search-and-Rescue Capabilities

Posted by jhadmin

ROME, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a missing person, and bring that person to safety.

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Nov
01
2016

Associated Aircraft Group expands offerings in the Northeast

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA, Nov. 1, 2016 – Associated Aircraft Group, the Northeast’s largest premier executive Sikorsky S-76® helicopter service, today announced the continued expansion of its helicopter management program with the addition of three Sikorsky S-76 helicopters. The announcement was made at the National Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. AAG is a subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT).

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