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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, received notice that the City of San Diego intends to award a contract for one S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopter in a baseline configuration. The San Diego City Council voted last Wednesday, December 13, 2017 to approve the purchase. Rendering of the Firehawk™ that will provide the City of… Read more »
Lockheed Martin, 20-Dec-17
The San Diego Police Department is getting new value from its connected helicopters powered by AT&T*. The police department uses its Airborne Law Enforcement helicopter fleet to protect San Diegans as crime or other events unfold. Previously, tactical flight officers were unable to access the department’s computer-aided dispatch system that provides officers on the ground… Read more »
State budget cuts have forced San Diego Police to reduce from 10 to 6 hours a day (full story)
San Diego Gas and Electric, which has leased an Erickson S-64E aircrane helicopter dubbed “The Incredible Hulk,” will take delivery of a new helicopter sometime in the spring.
Mail Tribune, 12-Dec-09
Due to the continuing wildfire threat, San Diego-area emergency crews will have access to a large water-dropping aircraft until mid-December, a fire department spokesman said
The massive chopper, an S64E Helitanker, can scoop and dump up to 2,650 gallons of water per trip. It will be controlled by city fire officials but be available to fight blazes throughout the county during the next two months.
San Diego Union-Tribune, 09-Oct-09