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Jan
27
2020

Sikorsky Statement On January 26, 2020, S-76 Accident In Calabasas, Calif.

Posted by jhadmin

We extend our sincerest condolences to all those affected by the January 26th Sikorsky S-76B accident in Calabasas, California. We have been in contact with the NTSB and stand ready to provide assistance and support to the investigative authorities and our customer. Safety is our top priority; if there are any actionable findings from the investigation, we will inform our S-76 customers.

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Jan
15
2020

Lockheed Martin Launches Vocational Scholarship, Renews STEM Scholarship

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BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 15, 2020 -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is launching a groundbreaking vocational scholarship for high school seniors and college students pursuing vocational and trade degrees.

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Jan
13
2020

Sikorsky And Rheinmetall Submit Proposal For Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter, The CH-53K

Posted by jhadmin

Koblenz, Germany Jan. 13, 2020 – Today, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and Rheinmetall representing the German industry team, submitted the bid for the production and operation of the Sikorsky CH-53K ("King Stallion") as the Bundeswehr's new heavy-lift transport helicopter for its "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) program.

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Dec
17
2019

Lockheed Martin And Canadian UAVs To Improve Unmanned Beyond Visual Line Of Sight Operations

Posted by jhadmin

CALGARY, Alberta, December 17, 2019 – The ability to fly unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) beyond the visual line of sight (BVLOS) significantly improves their effectiveness and potential. The increased range of BVLOS operations requires real-time airspace situational awareness for the UAV pilot and support crew to ensure safe, repeatable operations.

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Dec
10
2019

Sikorsky And United Rotorcraft Deliver Three FIREHAWK® Helicopters To California Firefighting Agencies

Posted by jhadmin

ENGLEWOOD, Colorado, – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, announced today deliveries of three new S-70i™ FIREHAWK® helicopters to California fire agencies: one each to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

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Nov
29
2019

Lockheed Martin Appoints Steve Froelich As Vice President Of Rotary And Mission Systems (RMS) Operations For Australia And New Zealand, And Programme Executive For AIR6500

Posted by jhadmin

Canberra, – Lockheed Martin has appointed Mr. Steve Froelich as the vice president of Rotary and Mission Systems operations for Australia and New Zealand, and Programme Executive for AIR6500. He will be responsible for business performance and organisational transformation, and will join the local leadership team to build a foundation for future growth in the region.

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Nov
22
2019

Sikorsky’s AAG Renews WYVERN Wingman Certification

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WAPPINGERS FALLS, N.Y., – Associated Aircraft Group (AAG), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has renewed its WYVERN Wingman certification for the 22nd year in a row. WYVERN Ltd. is a globally-recognized leader in aviation safety risk management. The Wingman Standard is an audit set forth to rigorously vet air charter operators and is a requirement for many consumers of the business aviation industry.

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Nov
08
2019

ATHENA Successfully Defends Drone Threat

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FORT SILL, Okla., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated their laser weapon system for the U.S. Air Force at a government test range at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, where the system successfully engaged and shot down multiple fixed wing and rotary drones.

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Nov
01
2019

Lockheed Martin To Provide Enhanced Electronic Warfare Capabilities To U.S. Army And Coalition Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

OWEGO, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2019 – Under terms of a recent contract, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide the U.S. Army and foreign military customers additional electronic warfare systems that enable faster detection and identification of threats. The Modernized Radar Frequency Interferometer system identifies intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) emitters and allows the pilot to detect and engage a threat long before the aircraft becomes vulnerable, increasing aircraft survivability and lethality.

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Oct
29
2019

Sikorsky And Rheinmetall Plan Construction Of CH-53K Helicopter Logistics And Fleet Management Center At Leipzig/Halle Airport

Posted by jhadmin

LEIPZIG, Germany, Oct. 29, 2019 -- To support Germany’s "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) heavy lift helicopter program, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and Rheinmetall announced today that they intend to set up a logistics and fleet management center at Leipzig/Halle Airport if the Bundeswehr selects the CH-53K as its next heavy-lift transport helicopter. This would establish numerous high-tech jobs and strengthen Leipzig and the local airport as a prime business location in the long term.

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Oct
24
2019

Sikorsky S-76D™ Proving Value In Guyana Off-Shore Operations

Posted by jhadmin

TRUMBULL, Conn., – National Helicopter Services Ltd. (NHSL), a leading Sikorsky S-76® helicopter operator, is expanding operations with its first two S-76D™ aircraft in Guyana, a continuation of the significant growth of Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin in Latin America. NHSL has operated Sikorsky helicopters for nearly 40 years, providing offshore transport services to the oil-and-gas sector and other commercial entities, as well as government services for emergency and natural disaster response. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Oct
16
2019

Lockheed Martin's Modernized Turret Adds Performance, Operational Capabilities To The AH-64E Apache Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $40.6 million contract to produce Modernized Turrets (M-TUR) for the AH-64E Apache helicopter, an upgrade to the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight and Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system with enhanced operational and performance capabilities.

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Oct
14
2019

Sikorsky Introduces RAIDER X™, A NextGen Light-Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter Based On Its Proven X2 Technology

Posted by jhadmin

WASHINGTON, Oct. 14, 2019 -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today introduced RAIDER X™, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter, specifically designed for securing vertical lift dominance against evolving peer and near-peer threats on the future battlefield. Through the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program, RAIDER X is the out-front platform in the Service's revolutionary approach for rapid development and delivery of game changing technology and warfighter capabilities, equipped for the most demanding and contested environments. RAIDER X enables the reach, protection and lethality required to remain victorious in future conflicts.

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Oct
11
2019

Sikorsky Ceremony Showcases New Combat Rescue Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

West Palm beach, Fla., Oct. 11, 2019 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), showcased the next generation Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) during a ceremony at its Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, this week.

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Sep
25
2019

Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Approved To Enter Production

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program achieved a Milestone C decision from the U.S. Air Force, which moves the program into low rate initial production. The Combat Rescue Helicopter will perform critical combat search and rescue and personnel recovery operations for all U.S. military services. View the latest CRH video.

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Sep
24
2019

Sikorsky Tactical Mission Kit Successfully Being Tested On U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 23, 2019 -- Recent flight tests of the Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter included testing of a new tactical mission kit, which provides premier situational awareness, mission management and simple sensor integration. The kit, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), includes high-end mission processing for situational awareness, defensive systems, datalinks and onboard mission planning.

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Sep
18
2019

Cost Effective ADS-B “Out” Solution for Sikorsky S76 Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

DAC International’s S76 ADS-B “Out” STC and Integration kit represent an outstanding value to S76 operators and will provide for the most straight-forward, compliant installation available. The wire-harnesses and coax assemblies are custom built for this program and are intended to be simple, efficient, and time saving for the installer. Further, this Integration Kit allows the option to utilize both Trig and FreeFlight installation hardware as spares.

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Sep
12
2019

Lockheed Martin Recognizes Suppliers For Exemplary Performance

Posted by jhadmin

BETHESDA, Md. Sept. 12, 2019 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recognized 18 suppliers contributing to its Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) and Aeronautics business areas’ products and services.

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Sep
05
2019

PZL Mielec Displays Single-Station Stores Pylon For Armed Black Hawk

Posted by jhadmin

KIELCE, Poland, -- During the MSPO International Defence Industry Exhibition, PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) displayed an S-70i™ Armed Black Hawk® helicopter fitted with a single-station external stores pylon. Designed at PZL Mielec as a lighter weight, lower cost alternative to currently fielded dual-station external wings, a single-station pylon attached to one or both sides of the aircraft will be compatible with the advanced weapon system that allows Black Hawk pilot gunners to support battlefield operations using forward firing guns, rockets and air-to-ground missiles.

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Aug
14
2019

Sikorsky S-92A™ Helicopter Certified For Expanded Brazil Operations

Posted by jhadmin

TRUMBULL, Conn., – Brazil’s National Civil Aviation Agency-Brazil (ANAC) approved the Search and Rescue (SAR) configuration for the Sikorsky S-92A™ helicopter. The certification now enables the operation of S-92® helicopters in Brazil in all production configurations, including offshore oil and gas transportation, search and rescue, as well as regional airline passenger service and VIP transportation. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT).

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Aug
14
2019

TRAKKA SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES TRAKKABEAM A800 SEARCHLIGHT FOR SIKORSKY UH-60M HELICOPTERS

Posted by jhadmin

Sarasota, Florida, USA –– Trakka Systems has been awarded a contract by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, to supply their cutting edge, high intensity, multi-mission TrakkaBeam A800 searchlight, as part of the mission equipment package on the UH-60M platform.

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Jun
17
2019

Collins Aerospace joins Sikorsky in revolutionizing approach to autonomous flight with new fly-by-wire technology

Posted by jhadmin

PARIS (June 17, 2019) – Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has developed a new technologically advanced fly-by-wire retrofit solution that enables autonomous flight for rotary and fixed wing aircraft. The technology was demonstrated as part of Sikorsky’s Optionally Piloted Vehicle (OPV) system. Sikorsky’s S-70 OPV Black Hawk flew for the first time on May 29 as part of the DARPA Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) program.

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Jun
11
2019

Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build Presidential Helicopters

Posted by jhadmin

STRATFORD, Conn., -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, (NYSE: LMT) will build six production VH-92A Presidential Helicopters under a contract from the U.S Navy. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps.

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Jun
06
2019

Sikorsky Flies Black Hawk With Optionally Piloted Vehicle Technology

Posted by jhadmin

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology kit developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was used for the first time to operate a Black Hawk helicopter with full-authority, fly-by-wire flight controls. The May 29 flight marked the official start to the flight test program for the soon-to-be optionally piloted aircraft. Follow-on flight testing aims to include envelope expansion throughout the summer leading to fully autonomous flight (zero pilots) in 2020.

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May
29
2019

Sikorsky Formally Responds To Call For Competition For Germany’s New Heavy Lift Helicopter

Posted by jhadmin

BERLIN May – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), formally responded to the German Air Force "Schwerer Transporthubschrauber" (STH) Program call for competition. Sikorsky expects to offer the most modern heavy lift helicopter in production, the CH-53K King Stallion, in response to the official Request for Proposals, which is expected this summer. The new STH heavy lifter will allow the Bundeswehr to move troops and equipment more quickly, safely and effectively than ever before.

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May
23
2019

Lockheed Martin And Drone Racing League Announce 2019 AlphaPilot Teams

Posted by jhadmin

BETHESDA, Md., May 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Drone Racing League (DRL) today announced the nine teams that were accepted into the 2019 AlphaPilot Innovation Challenge, an open competition to develop artificial intelligence (AI) for high-speed racing drones. These teams have earned a coveted spot in DRL's inaugural autonomous drone racing series, the Artificial Intelligence Robotic Racing (AIRR) Circuit, which kicks off later this year.

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May
20
2019

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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

Posted by jhadmin

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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