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CPI Aero Signs Supply Agreement with Sikorsky

CPI Aero Signs Supply Agreement with Sikorsky

CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero®”) (NYSE MKT:CVU) announced today that it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), to manufacture fuel panel assemblies for the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. This long-term agreement is valued at up to approximately $21 million for a period of five years, beginning in 2018… Read more »

Source: CPI Aero, 24-Jul-17

Sikorsky signs contract to build 257 Black Hawks over 5 years

Sikorsky signs contract to build 257 Black Hawks over 5 years

The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The multi-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. government compared with purchasing the same quantity across five separate… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 17-Jul-17

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Last HKP 14 delivered

Last HKP 14 delivered

The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) announces that it has taken delivery of the last aircraft of the 18 NH90s ordered from NHIndustries back in September 2001. In total, 15 NH90s, locally designated HKP 14, are now in service with the Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing. Five of these are anti-submarine warfare (ASW) versions. Adding… Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 12-Jul-17

Sikorsky Signs 5 Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawks for US Army

Sikorsky Signs 5 Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawks for US Army

The “Multi-Year IX” contract for UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC aircraft marks the ninth multiple-year contract for Sikorsky and the U.S. government for H-60 helicopters. The contract value for expected deliveries is approximately $3.8 billion and includes options for an additional 103 aircraft, with the total contract value potentially reaching $5.2 billion. Actual production quantities… Read more »

Source: Lockheed Martin, 03-Jul-17

Prince Carl Philip tries the military pilot life

Prince Carl Philip tries the military pilot life

Last week Swedish Prince Carl Philip visited the Swedish Armed Forces Helicopter Wing’s air base in Malmen, Link-ping, for a pilot orientation course. The Helicopter Wing states that the instructors were very impressed by the Prince’s piloting skills. At the visit, the Prince was briefed about the unit and how the pilot training is conducted…. Read more »

Source: Nordic Rotors, 28-Jun-17

Aero and Sikorsky extended contract on Black Hawk cockpits

Aero and Sikorsky extended contract on Black Hawk cockpits

According to a new amendment of the contract, Aero Vodochody will produce cockpits for Black Hawks at least until year 2023. Aero Vodochody produces fully equipped cockpits for UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters since 2011. “The Black Hawk program is one of the strategic programs in our aerostructures production. The extension of the contract for five… Read more »

Source: Aero Vodochody, 08-Jun-17

Ohio National Guard Blackhawk Upgrade

Ohio National Guard Blackhawk Upgrade

The Ohio National Guard revealed their newest aircraft, the UH-60M Blackhawk. The Guard has used the UH-60 Blackhawk for the past 30 years and welcome the newest model. Major Dave McDarmont has reported on the new “robust airframe” of the craft and how it has a longer service lifespan and is more durable. Complete with… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 20-Feb-17

DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft delivers 1,000th Black Hawk to Army

DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft delivers 1,000th Black Hawk to Army

The Defense Contract Management Agency wants to make sure Black Hawk helicopter pilots have the safest aircraft needed to accomplish their mission around the world. On Oct. 13, DCMA Sikorsky Aircraft based here held a ceremony to celebrate its 1,000th Black Hawk delivery to the Army. “DCMA Sikorsky has been delegated a series of contract… Read more »

Source: DMCA, 15-Nov-16

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Rockwell Collins selected by U.S. Army for UH-60Ms

Rockwell Collins selected by U.S. Army for UH-60Ms

The U.S. Army has selected Rockwell Collins to service the MFD-268C4 multi-function display (MFD) units for its UH-60M Black Hawk fleet under a five-year firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. This is a follow-on contract that continues the Army’s relationship with Rockwell Collins for long-term support of the program. “Whether the displays are in need… Read more »

Source: Rockwell Collins, 10-Oct-16

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Sikorsky Contracted for Modified UH-60M Black Hawks

Sikorsky Contracted for Modified UH-60M Black Hawks

Sikorsky has won a DoD contract of $187 million for 10 “uniquely configured” UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, 4 for Tunisia and 6 for Taiwan. The Taiwan National Airborne Service Corp has signed their contract of $148 725 000 in foreign military sales for their 6 modified Black Hawks. These 6 crafts will be worked on… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 07-Oct-16

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Sikorsky awarded $11M more for Taiwan and Jordan UH-60M work

Sikorsky awarded $11M more for Taiwan and Jordan UH-60M work

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $11,422,199 firm-fixed-price, Foreign Military Sales contract (Taiwan, Jordan) for modified UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter standard spares kits.  One bid was solicited with one received with an estimated completion date of July 21, 2017.  Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama,… Read more »

Source: US DOD, 25-Aug-16

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Sikorsky win $11M contract for one UH-60M

Sikorsky win $11M contract for one UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded an $11,062,320 modification (P00358) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for one UH-60M helicopter.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $11,062,320 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 06-Jun-16

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SIkorsky awarded another $85M for work on Mexican UH-60Ms

SIkorsky awarded another $85M for work on Mexican UH-60Ms

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a not to exceed $85,286,000 modification (P00243) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Mexico) for retrofitting UH-60M helicopters to full operational capability.  Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2019.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jun-16

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US Army places $88M order for eight UH-60M

US Army places $88M order for eight UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded an $88,117,272 modification (P00350) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise an option for eight UH-60M aircraft.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $88,117,272 were obligated at the time of the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-May-16

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Sikorsky awarded $55M more for seven FMS UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky awarded $55M more for seven FMS UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $54,991,000 modification (P00245) to foreign military sales contract (Mexico) W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for seven uniquely configured UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters.  Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2019.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $54,991,000 were… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 13-Apr-16

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Sikorsky awarded $11M for one more UH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $11M for one more UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded an $11,062,320 modification (P00342) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for one UH-60M helicopter.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $11,062,320 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 11-Apr-16

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Sikorsky awarded $42M advance funding for 21 Army UH-60M and 15 HH-60M aircraft

Sikorsky awarded $42M advance funding for 21 Army UH-60M and 15 HH-60M aircraft

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $42,281,000 modification (P00331) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to add fiscal 2017 advance procurement funding to the Blackhawk multi-year contract for the planned procurement of 21 Army UH-60M and 15 HH-60M aircraft.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2018.  Fiscal… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Mar-16

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Sikorsky awarded $387M order for 35 UH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $387M order for 35 UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $387,181,200 modification (P00333) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise the option for 35 UH-60M helicopters.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2016.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $387,181,200 were obligated at the time of the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 10-Mar-16

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Saudi Arabia requests nine UH-60M in $495M package

Saudi Arabia requests nine UH-60M in $495M package

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for UH-60M Black Hawk Utility Helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $495 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 18-Oct-15

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Sikorsky contracted for two more UH-60Ms for Mexican Navy

Sikorsky contracted for two more UH-60Ms for Mexican Navy

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $22,557,911 modification (P00295) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Mexico) for two UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters configured for the Mexican Navy.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2016.  Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $ $… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 22-Sep-15

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Sikorsky contracted for four UH-60Ms for Slovakia

Sikorsky contracted for four UH-60Ms for Slovakia

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $46,142,640 modification (P00277) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Slovakia) for four UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters and other government equipment configured to customer requirements.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2017.  Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

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Sikorsky awarded $14M contract to support Taiwan UH-60M operations

Sikorsky awarded $14M contract to support Taiwan UH-60M operations

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $14,813,184 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract (Taiwan) for trained pilots and maintenance operations for the UH-60M to support the fielding of new aircraft as well as the storage of four UH60s. Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Aug…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 08-Sep-15

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Sikorsky awarded $11M modification for Jordanian UH-60M order

Sikorsky awarded $11M modification for Jordanian UH-60M order

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford Connecticut was awarded an $11,278,955 modification (P00273) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Jordan) for and additional UH-60M helicopter. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $ $11,278,955 were obligated at the time… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Jul-15

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Sikorsky awarded $79M modification to Tunisian UH-60M contract

Sikorsky awarded $79M modification to Tunisian UH-60M contract

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $79,680,022 modification (P00235) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Tunisia) for four modified UH60M Black Hawk helicopters. Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2019. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds up to 50% of the announced amount… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jul-15

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Sikorsky awarded $21M Modification on contract for one UH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $21M Modification on contract for one UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp, Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $21,756,070 modification (P00260) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for one UH-60M aircraft and two fire extinguishers for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and one UH-60M for the Army BEST aircraft. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. Fiscal 2015 other… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 29-Jun-15

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Jordan requests a UH-60M VIP Blackhawk

Jordan requests a UH-60M VIP Blackhawk

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Jordan for a UH-60M VIP Blackhawk helicopter and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $21 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today. The Government of Jordan… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 05-May-15

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Sikorsky awarded $93M contract for eight UH-60M for Tunisia

Sikorsky awarded $93M contract for eight UH-60M for Tunisia

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $93,312,100 modification (P00233) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for eight “Green” configured UH-60M Blackhawk Helicopters for the Tunisian government. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $93,312,100 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Dec. 31, 2016. Work will be performed in… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Mar-15

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Mexico requests three UH-60M in total package worth $110M

Mexico requests three UH-60M in total package worth $110M

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on March 16, 2015. The… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 17-Mar-15

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Sikorsky awarded $241M option for 22 UH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $241M option for 22 UH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $241,701,155 modification (P00232) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise option for a quantity of 22 UH-60M aircraft to support contingency operations. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $241,701,155 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Dec. 31, 2016. Work will… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 12-Mar-15

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Slovakia requests nine UH-60M Black Hawks

Slovakia requests nine UH-60M Black Hawks

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Slovakia for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $450 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on February 18, 2015. The Government… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 23-Feb-15

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Sikorsky awarded $56M for five UH-60M for Mexican Navy

Sikorsky awarded $56M for five UH-60M for Mexican Navy

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $56,394,775 modification (P00217) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise an option for five UH-60M aircraft for foreign military sales case MX-B-UEU, Mexican Navy. Estimated completion date is May 30, 2016. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut. Fiscal 2010 funds in the amount of $2,221,115 were obligated at… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Dec-14

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Sikorsky wins $771M contract for 65 Black Hawks

Sikorsky wins $771M contract for 65 Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford Connecticut was awarded a $771,957,753 modification (P00201) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for 41 UH-60M helicopters and 24 HH-60M helicopters and to fund associated support functions. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement Army funds in the amount of $771,957,753 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2015. Work… Read more »

Source: US DOD, 17-Nov-14

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Sikorsky awarded $21.7M option for two UH-60Ms

Sikorsky awarded $21.7M option for two UH-60Ms

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $21,757,443 modification (P00189) to firm-fixed-price contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise an option for two UH-60M helicopters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, increasing the number of aircraft originally contracted for. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $21,757,443 were obligated at the time of the award…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-Oct-14

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Mexico orders $93M package including eight UH-60Ms

Mexico orders $93M package including eight UH-60Ms

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $93,250,000 not-to-exceed, undefinitized contract action (P00171) to a firm-fixed-price, multiyear contract, for eight uniquely configured UH-60M Black Hawk aircraft and other support equipment and services for Mexico’s secretary of national defense. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2015;… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 29-Sep-14

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Sikorsky wins $203M order for 18 UH-60Ms for Mexico

Sikorsky wins $203M order for 18 UH-60Ms for Mexico

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $203,569,092 modification (P00179) to firm-fixed-price contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to procure 18 Green UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters, and 18 foreign military sales Green government furnished property to contractor furnished property, to support the Mexican Air Force. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $203,569,092 were obligated at the… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Sep-14

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Brazil requests $145M package including three UH-60M, training, equipment etc

Brazil requests $145M package including three UH-60M, training, equipment etc

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $145 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on September 8, 2014. The… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 15-Sep-14

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Northrop Grumman’s CIRCM System Completes US Army Flight Testing

Northrop Grumman’s CIRCM System Completes US Army Flight Testing

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE:NOC) Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) system recently completed another round of U.S. Army testing by demonstrating its capabilities on a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. The flight test was conducted at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, by the Redstone Test Center. The Northrop Grumman CIRCM system was subjected to rigorous conditions over a… Read more »

Source: Northrop Grumman, 04-Sep-14

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Sikorsky awarded $33M contract for UH-60M ground equipment

Sikorsky awarded $33M contract for UH-60M ground equipment

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut was awarded a $33,592,172 sole-source contract for procurement of initial spares and aviation ground support equipment for 24 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters in support of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. Fiscal 2014 other funds in the amount of $33,592,172 were obligated at the time of the award. Work will be… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-14

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Sikorsky awarded $30M more for Saudi UH-60M contract

Sikorsky awarded $30M more for Saudi UH-60M contract

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $30,351,927 modification (P00072) to foreign military sales contract (Saudi Arabia) W58RGZ-12-C-0008 for 12 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters for the Saudi Arabian National Guard. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $30,351,927 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Aug…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-14

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Tunisia requests 12 UH-60M Black Hawks

Tunisia requests 12 UH-60M Black Hawks

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Tunisia for UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $700 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on July 23, 2014. The… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 30-Jul-14

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Sikorsky awarded USAF contract to develop UH-60M derivative

Sikorsky awarded USAF contract to develop UH-60M derivative

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. UTX +0.18% , has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters.  Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK model for the Air Force’s rescue mission. The award of an estimated $1.28 billion Engineering & Manufacturing Development… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 27-Jun-14

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Sikorsky awarded $143M contract for 13 UH-60M Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $143,381,783 modification (P00146) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to procure 13 Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $143,381,783 were obligated at the time of the award. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date is Sept. 30,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 27-May-14

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Mexico requests 18 UH-60M Black Hawks

Mexico requests 18 UH-60M Black Hawks

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Mexico for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $680 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 17, 2014. The… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 23-Apr-14

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UH-60M Instructor pilot earns Broken Wing Award

UH-60M Instructor pilot earns Broken Wing Award

As a flight crew flew a routine mission overseas, a loud bang was heard and the Black Hawk flown by one of Fort Rucker’s own began to shake violently as it started to drop out of the sky, but an extraordinary Aviator’s actions saved the lives of himself and three others, earning him an award… Read more »

Source: US Army, 09-Feb-14

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25th CAB upgrades to UH-60M and HH-60M Black Hawks

25th CAB upgrades to UH-60M and HH-60M Black Hawks

The pilots start their preflight checks on the aircraft, like they have done hundreds of times before, but this time it was different. Almost everything was the same, until it came time for the inside checks. Inside of the rotary wing aircraft looks like something out of the future, with big digital screens and a… Read more »

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Sikorsky awarded $724M contract for 58 UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky awarded $724M contract for 58 UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $723,998,360 modification (P00127) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to fund program year three for 33 UH-60M helicopters and 24 HH-60M helicopters, and associated program management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications, and integrated logistics support. Also provided for are advance procurement funding (termination liability) for program years four and five…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 01-Jan-14

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Sikorsky awarded $105M contract to modify eight Saudi UH-60Ms

Sikorsky awarded $105M contract to modify eight Saudi UH-60Ms

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn. was awarded a $105,300,000 modification (P00089) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to modify eight UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters to a General Service Configuration in Support of the Saudi Arabian National Guard. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $10,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 23-Dec-13

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Austria files request for three UH-60Ms

Austria files request for three UH-60Ms

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Austria for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters in Total Package Approach and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $137 million. The Government of Austria has requested a possible sale of: 3 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 09-Dec-13

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Sikorsky awarded $77M in options for seven UH-60M Black Hawks

Sikorsky awarded $77M in options for seven UH-60M Black Hawks

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $77,524,748 modification (P00113) to firm-fixed-price contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to exercise an option for the procurement of seven Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters in accordance with contract clause H-23, “Option for Increased Quantity of Helicopters.”  Estimated completion date is June 30, 2015.  Work location is Stratford, Conn.  One bid… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-Nov-13

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Sikorsky awarded $244M for UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky awarded $244M for UH-60M helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $244,863,014 modification (P00077), to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract (W58RGZ-12-C-0008), for the procurement of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters.  Fiscal 2013 procurement funds are being obligated on this award.  The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

Source: US DoD, 15-Jun-13

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Sikorsky awarded $11M contract for one UH-60M for Thailand

Sikorsky awarded $11M contract for one UH-60M for Thailand

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded an $11,377,277 modification (P00055), to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, foreign-military-sales contract (W58RGZ-12-C-0008), to procure one UH-60M aircraft and related equipment.  This FMS contract is in support of Thailand.  The cumulative total face value of this contract is $4,819,188,496.  Fiscal 2013 Procurement funds are being obligated on this award…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-May-13

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Three UH-60M Black Hawks arrive in Thailand

Three UH-60M Black Hawks arrive in Thailand

Following the FMS request made by Thailand in July 2011 (see story), the aircraft arrived in country on Monday of this week.  The three had been shipped on the containership Rickmers Seoul, and arrived at Laem Chabang after a voyage from New Orleans. The trio carry local military serials of 7220, 7221 and 7222 The US… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 12-Apr-13

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L-3 Link helo simulators to Taiwan

L-3 Link helo simulators to Taiwan

The U.S. Army has selected L-3 Link Simulation & Training to build UH-60M Operational Flight Trainers for Taiwan (see full story).

Source: upi, 10-Apr-13

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Sikorsky awarded $27M contract for work on Thai UH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $27M contract for work on Thai UH-60M

Sikorsky, Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $26,900,000 firm-fixed-price contract. This is a modification to convert UH-60M green aircraft and provided associated services for the Royal Thailand Army. This contract is in support of foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Stratford, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2016. One bid was solicited,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 22-Mar-13

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Air Methods receives $44.8M contract from Sikorsky

Air Methods receives $44.8M contract from Sikorsky

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM), the global leader in air medical transportation, today announced that its United Rotorcraft Division has been awarded a contract in excess of $44 million from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation for MEDEVAC Interior Systems installed on new HH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters. This supports Sikorsky’s new Army Multi-Year-8 BLACK HAWK production contract and covers… Read more »

Source: Air Methods, 05-Mar-13

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16th CAB upgrades Black Hawks

16th CAB upgrades Black Hawks

The 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion began fielding 30 new UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, replacing the current UH-60L models, Jan 7, and is scheduled to finish receiving equipment sometime between late February and early March. The new model UH-60M Black Hawk features a complete digital cockpit versus the previous analog cockpit, making it more user-friendly for… Read more »

Source: US Army, 17-Jan-13

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Swedish Helicopter Wing to outline extended Afghan mission

Swedish Helicopter Wing to outline extended Afghan mission

As Swedish Armed Forces prepare to redeploy again to Afghanistan in April 2013, the commander of the Helicopter Wing is set to meet with military peers at Defence IQ’s International Military Helicopter event in January to discuss the acquisition of UH-60M Black Hawks that has made the mission possible. Following the delivery of 15 of the aircraft last year, Colonel Magnus… Read more »

Source: Defence IQ, 13-Dec-12

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Sikorsky awarded $804M contract for UH-60M and HH-60M procurement

Sikorsky awarded $804M contract for UH-60M and HH-60M procurement

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded an $804,426,634 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to provide for the procurement of UH-60M and HH-60M helicopters and to fund associated engineering, program management, provisioning, technical publications, logistics support and related funding.  Work will be performed in Stratford, with an… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 20-Nov-12

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Sikorsky nears completion of 15 UH-60Ms for Sweden

Sikorsky nears completion of 15 UH-60Ms for Sweden

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), is planning this month to deliver the final two of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters to the U.S. Army for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV). All 15 aircraft will have been delivered in just 16 months, a record acquisition pace for a… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 13-Sep-12

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Kratos wins $7.1M contract for UH-60M Avionics Maintenance Training Systems

Kratos wins $7.1M contract for UH-60M Avionics Maintenance Training Systems

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that it has received a new $7.1 million contract award to develop Black Hawk helicopter maintenance training systems. Kratos will provide multiple full-fidelity Black Hawk Avionics Trainers (BHAT-M) for the M model of the UH-60 to support maintenance training for this key U.S. Army Aviation platform. The… Read more »

Source: Kratos, 22-Aug-12

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PZL Mielec lands US Army contract

PZL Mielec lands US Army contract

Polish manufacturer PZL-Mielec, a Sikorsky subsidiary, is being quoted by local media Warsaw Voice as landing a manufacturing contract worth up to $350M.  PZL Mielec will manufacture Black Hawk cockpits and tail booms under a five-year contract which calls for up to 250 units of each for the UH-60M and HH-60M Medevac versions of the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 01-Aug-12

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Sikorsky delivers 500th ‘M’ model Black Hawk

Sikorsky delivers 500th ‘M’ model Black Hawk

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and the U.S. Army today celebrated the delivery of the 500th H-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter. The deliveries to date comprise 400 UH-60M utility and 100 HH-60M MEDEVAC aircraft, the latter used exclusively as an air ambulance by the U.S. Army to rush wounded soldiers to field… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 19-Jul-12

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Sikorsky awarded $41M contract for more work on Swedish UH-60M fleet

Sikorsky awarded $41M contract for more work on Swedish UH-60M fleet

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $41,906,702 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Integrated Logistics Support, Program Management, Aircraft Warranty, Maintenance Manpower and Software Loading to support the 15 UH-60M “Green” aircraft procured for the Swedish Armed Forces.  Work will be performed in Stratford,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Jul-12

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LSI awarded $11M contract for UH-60M maintenance trainers

LSI awarded $11M contract for UH-60M maintenance trainers

Logistics Services International, Jacksonville, Fla., was awarded an $11,602,225 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure UH-60M Black Hawk Maintenance Trainers.  Work will be performed in Pensacola, Fla., with an estimated completion date of June 28, 2017.  Sixteen bids were solicited, with two bids received.  The U.S…. Read more »

Source: US DoD, 16-Jul-12

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Sikorsky signs $8.5 Billion H-60 deal with US Army and Navy

Sikorsky signs $8.5 Billion H-60 deal with US Army and Navy

The U.S. Army and Navy today signed an $8.5 billion contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), to buy a baseline quantity of 653 BLACK HAWK and SEAHAWK® helicopters through December 2017. The five-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. Government compared with purchasing the same quantity across five… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 10-Jul-12

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Thailand to be first UH-60M operator in Southeast Asia

Thailand to be first UH-60M operator in Southeast Asia

Sikorsky today announced that the Royal Thai Army has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to acquire two UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters through the United States Government’s Foreign Military Sales channel. Upon delivery, Thailand will become the first member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to fly the very latest version… Read more »

Source: UTC, 09-Jul-12

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Qatar requests 12 UH-60M Black Hawks in $1.112 billion deal

Qatar requests 12 UH-60M Black Hawks in $1.112 billion deal

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress on June 12 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Qatar of 12 UH-60M BLACK HAWK Utility Helicopters, 26 T700-GE-701D Engines (24 installed and 2 spares), 15 AN/AAR-57 V(7) Common Missile Warning Systems, 15 AN/AVR-2B Laser Detecting Sets, 15 AN/APR-39A(V)4 Radar Signal Detecting Sets, 26… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 15-Jun-12

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Sikorsky awarded $43M for Taiwan UH-60M conversion work

Sikorsky awarded $43M for Taiwan UH-60M conversion work

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $43,182,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the engineering services to covert four UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to the specific unique configuration for Taiwan.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2014.  One bid was solicited, with one… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 07-May-12

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CMC supports Sikorsky and US Army meeting HH/UH-60M mission requirements

CMC supports Sikorsky and US Army meeting HH/UH-60M mission requirements

Esterline CMC Electronics (CMC) is committed to both Sikorsky and the U.S Army in meeting the mission requirements of the HH/UH-60M and UH-60L BLACK HAWK helicopters. CMC’s Flight Management Systems are installed and integrated on the UH/HH-60M and UH-60L helicopter cockpit. CMC delivered its 1,000th Flight Management System, known as the CMA-2082MC, to Sikorsky for… Read more »

Source: Esterline, 13-Feb-12

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Sikorsky awarded $81M UH-60M contract for UAE

Sikorsky awarded $81M UH-60M contract for UAE

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded an $81,168,138 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to convert UH-60M aircraft to the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces unique configuration.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2012.  One bid was solicited,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Jan-12

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Sikorsky delivers 4th of 15 Black Hawks to Sweden

Sikorsky delivers 4th of 15 Black Hawks to Sweden

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today delivered to the U.S. Army the fourth of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK aircraft for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV). Sikorsky is building and delivering all 15 UH-60M aircraft to an accelerated 18-month production schedule that began in May, 2011. Seven aircraft… Read more »

Source: Sikorsky, 18-Nov-11

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Sikorsky awarded $12M contract for Swedish UH-60M spares/support

Sikorsky awarded $12M contract for Swedish UH-60M spares/support

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $12,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of spares and ground support equipment provisions in support of the 15 UH-60M helicopters for the Swedish Armed Forces. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2012. One bid… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 12-Oct-11

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Sikorsky awarded $265M contract for 22 UH-60M and 1 HH-60M

Sikorsky awarded $265M contract for 22 UH-60M and 1 HH-60M

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $265,646,071 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of 22 UH-60M aircraft and 1 HH-60M aircraft. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2013.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 02-Sep-11

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Three UH-60Ms handed over to Mexican Navy

Three UH-60Ms handed over to Mexican Navy

The transfer of the helicopters from the United States Northern Command demonstrates American goodwill and commitment to help Mexico against “international criminal organizations that represent a threat to the peace and democracy of our nation,” said Rear Adm. Jorge Carlos Morales Gonzalez, who accepted the aircraft for the Armada de Mexico. (see full story)

29-Aug-11

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Sikorsky awarded $22M contract for two UH-60M for USAF

Sikorsky awarded $22M contract for two UH-60M for USAF

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $22,711,777 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of two UH-60M aircraft for the Air Force.  Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2013.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command,… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 19-Aug-11

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