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Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92 Rescue Crew

Sikorsky Honors CHC S-92 Rescue Crew

8-Mar-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today recognized the heroic efforts of a CHC Helicopter crew with a Sikorsky Rescue Award, highlighting a successful search and rescue mission conducted with an S-92® helicopter. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented the Winged-S Rescue Award in a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. The CHC... Read more

Everett Aviation Signs with Lobo Leasing for S-92A

Everett Aviation Signs with Lobo Leasing for S-92A

7-Mar-2019Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT),  welcomed Everett Aviation as its newest S-92A™ helicopter customer at a ceremony at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Everett signed a contract with Lobo Leasing Limited for a utility S-92A helicopter that will support oil and gas and utility operations. The aircraft, which is on display at... Read more

Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+ and S-92B

Sikorsky Introduces S-92A+ and S-92B

7-Mar-2019Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced new plans for its S-92® helicopter line that will re-designate fielded helicopters as the S-92A+ after modification, and newly produced aircraft as the S-92B. The two variants will share a nearly identical configuration, with S-92B helicopters also featuring enlarged cabin windows and plans for a common cabin... Read more

Sikorsky Integrates North Sea Oil Rig Weather Data and Satcom Connectivity

Sikorsky Integrates North Sea Oil Rig Weather Data and Satcom Connectivity

6-Mar-2019Source: Sikorsky

S-92 helicopter operators flying to Norway’s North Sea oil rigs will soon be able to receive real-time meteorological data direct from micro weather stations located at destination helidecks. Integrated by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), into the 2.2 release of the iFly Sikorsky™ flight performance calculator, the upgraded app will allow flight planners... Read more

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. as Customer Support Center in Canada

Sikorsky Authorizes Eagle Copters Ltd. as Customer Support Center in Canada

6-Mar-2019Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced that it will authorize Eagle Copters Ltd. to operate as its latest Sikorsky Customer Support Center in Canada. The announcement came at the 2019 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo. Sikorsky’s Customer Support Centers enable quick access to Sikorsky logistics and spare parts inventory for operators while providing advanced... Read more

Sikorsky prepares HH-60W for flight test

Sikorsky prepares HH-60W for flight test

1-Mar-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

Two fully assembled HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH), built by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), are preparing for their maiden flights, which will occur before mid-year at the Sikorsky West Palm Beach site in Florida. Both aircraft, which are being built for the U.S. Air Force, were transported late last year to West... Read more

Sikorsky’s AAG and BLADE Announce Agreement

Sikorsky’s AAG and BLADE Announce Agreement

12-Feb-2019Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky’s subsidiary Associated Aircraft Group (AAG) and Fly Blade, Inc (“BLADE”), a digitally-powered aviation company, announced an agreement today to provide a new on-demand urban mobility option in the New York City metro area. AAG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). Through the agreement, AAG will provide and... Read more

Sikorsky S-92A to Commence Operations in Mexico

Sikorsky S-92A to Commence Operations in Mexico

31-Jan-2019Source: Sikorksy

A major oil company has selected three Sikorsky S-92® helicopters to provide deepwater transportation to rigs off the shores of Mexico. Three fielded S-92 helicopters will support the client’s operations, including crew change and search and rescue. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). The S-92 operational tempo continues to grow with 2018 fleet... Read more

CPI Aerostructures Awarded Contract From Sikorsky

CPI Aerostructures Awarded Contract From Sikorsky

30-Jan-2019Source: CPI Aerostructures

CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero”) (NYSE American: CVU) announced that it has been awarded an approximate $1 million  program from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), to manufacture a structural assembly used in the interior of Sikorsky helicopters.  Work on the structural assemblies will begin immediately with first delivery in early 2019.  The period... Read more

Sikorsky grants Make-A-Wish® Foundation with a S-76 ride

Sikorsky grants Make-A-Wish® Foundation with a S-76 ride

16-Jan-2019Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today presented a check for $10,000 to the Make-A-Wish® Foundation. Sikorsky President Dan Schultz presented President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Connecticut Pamela Keough with the donation from funds raised by the Sikorsky Air Fire Department from T-shirt sales over the 2018 holiday season. Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with... Read more

Sikorsky Wins $717 Million Award

Sikorsky Wins $717 Million Award

26-Nov-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was awarded a performance-based logistics contract with a value of $717 million. The contract will provide supply and logistics support to the entire fleet of in-service CH-53E Super Stallions and MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters. The H-53E is a battle proven heavy-lift helicopter continuing to support the U.S. Marine Corps... Read more

Sikorsky donates to Patient AirLift Services

Sikorsky donates to Patient AirLift Services

20-Nov-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, presented a check for nearly $25,000 to Patient AirLift Services recently for the organization’s PALS for Patriots program. Audrey Brady, Commercial Systems and Services (CSS) Vice President for Sikorsky, presented Donna Collins, PALS President, with the donation from the company’s annual employee silent auction. The PALS for Patriots Program serves... Read more

Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

Sikorsky S-97 Raider exceeds 200 knots

9-Oct-2018Source: Sikorsky

The Sikorsky S-97 Raider light tactical prototype helicopter is advancing rapidly through its flight test schedule, recently exceeding 200 knots at the Sikorsky Development Flight Center. Raider, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, is based on the company’s proven X2 Technology, enabling speeds twice that of conventional helicopters. Flight testing of the Sikorsky S-97 Raider helicopter... Read more

CPI Aero wins UH-60 Hover Infrared Suppression System order

CPI Aero wins UH-60 Hover Infrared Suppression System order

3-Oct-2018Source: CPI Aero

CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero”) (NYSE American: CVU) announced that it has received purchase orders from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), totaling approximately $8 million for Hover Infrared Suppression System (HIRSS) module assemblies for use as spares on older variants of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The HIRSS is a defensive countermeasures system... Read more

Sikorsky receives award from National Guard Association of the US

Sikorsky receives award from National Guard Association of the US

2-Oct-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), was presented with the BG William W. Spruance Legacy Award at the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 140th General Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans. The award is the highest given by the National Guard Education Foundation (NGEF) and is presented to individuals and companies... Read more

Sikorsky HH-60W in final assembly

Sikorsky HH-60W in final assembly

20-Sep-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced today that final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter Weapons System and Operational Flight Trainers is underway, supporting the smooth entry of the aircraft into the U.S. Air Force fleet in 2020. Completion of the HH-60W training systems at subcontractor FlightSafety International’s facility in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is... Read more

Black Hawk marks 40 years service and prepares for another 50

Black Hawk marks 40 years service and prepares for another 50

17-Sep-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has kicked off its campaign marking the 40th anniversary of the Black Hawk helicopter, an iconic aircraft that is poised to continue to support military and search and rescue efforts around the world for decades to come with ongoing technology enhancements. Sikorsky launched the #MyBlackHawkStory social media campaign and is... Read more

Sikorsky Collaborates with Danish Consulting Company BridgeIT

Sikorsky Collaborates with Danish Consulting Company BridgeIT

12-Sep-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: NYT), has chosen to collaborate with BridgeIT on a five-year industrial cooperation project to develop and deliver software to Sikorsky Field Service Representatives. BridgeIT will be working together with Sikorsky to deliver a modern mobile digital workplace solution to employees to support Sikorsky commercial helicopter customers around the world.... Read more

Thai Aviation Services S-76D Fleet Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

Thai Aviation Services S-76D Fleet Achieves 10,000 Flight Hours

17-Aug-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced that Thai Aviation Services has accumulated 10,000 flight hours on its S-76D™ fleet in record time of less than two years. This milestone was achieved just a few months after TAS began operating as Sikorsky’s first Customer Support Center in Thailand. “We genuinely value the trust... Read more

Sikorsky Delivers Black Hawk to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

Sikorsky Delivers Black Hawk to San Diego Fire-Rescue Department

23-Jul-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has delivered an S-70 Black Hawk helicopter to the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. When modified by a third party as a FIREHAWK® helicopter with a 1,000-gallon belly tank, retractable snorkel, extended landing gear and rescue hoist, the City of San Diego will have a multirole platform with the speed to more quickly find... Read more

Sikorsky Honors UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Sikorsky Honors UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency

23-Jul-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today celebrated 35 years of partnership with the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) and honored recent heroic lifesaving efforts of the MCA.  A recognition ceremony took place at the Farnborough International Airshow.   The relationship between Sikorsky and the MCA dates back to 1983 when the MCA,... Read more

Indian state of Maharastra orders Sikorsky S76D

Indian state of Maharastra orders Sikorsky S76D

23-Jul-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), announced the sale of an S-76D™ aircraft to the Government of Maharashtra in India. The announcement came during the Farnborough International Airshow. This contract marks the first sale of an S-76D helicopter in India. Delivery is scheduled in 2019. “The S-76D helicopter introduction has been quite successful in... Read more

Sikorsky relocates and expands parts stock in Brazil

Sikorsky relocates and expands parts stock in Brazil

12-Jun-2018Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), today announced the relocation and expansion of its Brazil-based forward stocking location (FSL) at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by local operator CEOs and Sikorsky officials. The strategic decision positions Sikorsky products closer to operators and further bolsters the company’s dedication to maximizing customers’ fleet availability. The new... Read more

CAL FIRE Places Purchase Order for FIREHAWK(R) Aircraft

CAL FIRE Places Purchase Order for FIREHAWK(R) Aircraft

28-May-2018Source: Sikorsky

United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods, and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today received a purchase order from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) for the acquisition of a new Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk aircraft, to be modified into FIREHAWK® firefighting configuration by United Rotorcraft. This aircraft will be the... Read more

Sikorsky and Canada’s DND Receive AHS International Award

Sikorsky and Canada’s DND Receive AHS International Award

23-May-2018Source: Sikorsky

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... Read more

Sikorsky Begins Deliveries to the U.S. Marine Corps

Sikorsky Begins Deliveries to the U.S. Marine Corps

17-May-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) today. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps’ fleet. The CH-53K is the new build replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps’ aging CH-53E Super Stallion fleet. The CH-53E first flew... Read more

Lockheed Indago 3 upgraded with infrared sensors capability

Lockheed Indago 3 upgraded with infrared sensors capability

11-May-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. “Providing an infrared capability for Indago further enhances the uses for this small but powerful system,” said Rich Bonnett, Indago program manager with Lockheed Martin Procerus Technologies. “With its endurance... Read more

Triumph Geared Solutions Recognized by Sikorsky

Triumph Geared Solutions Recognized by Sikorsky

11-May-2018Source: Triumph Group

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) announced today that for the second time in the last three years, its Geared Solutions business has been recognized by Lockheed Martin’s Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS) as Supplier of the Year for exceptional performance and contributions to its Sikorsky helicopter company. The Park City, Utah based Geared Solutions business took this year’s... Read more

Lockheed to Announce Jupiter Facility Lay-Offs

Lockheed to Announce Jupiter Facility Lay-Offs

30-Apr-2018Source: HeliHub.com

Lockheed has announced that up to 200 employees are potentially going to be affected by lay-offs in their Jupiter facility. Teamsters Local 1150 is currently looking for replacement positions within the company for those affected. The names of those to be laid-off are not yet finalized, reports wptv.... Read more

Global Tooling Systems a Sikorsky Program Supplier of the Year

Global Tooling Systems a Sikorsky Program Supplier of the Year

27-Apr-2018Source: Ascent Aerospace

 Global Tooling Systems, an Ascent Aerospace company, was recognized by Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky line of business at a recent ceremony in West Palm Beach, Florida as the Program Supplier of the Year for the Canadian Maritime Helicopter Program CH-148 Cyclone.   According to a release by Lockheed Martin, “Global Tooling Systems provided the straightening tool prototype for the CMHP program... Read more

Canada Certifies Increased Gross Weight for S-92

Canada Certifies Increased Gross Weight for S-92

25-Apr-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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... Read more

Rheinmetall Group and Sikorsky will lead in-service support for the CH-53K

Rheinmetall Group and Sikorsky will lead in-service support for the CH-53K

20-Apr-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. The Sikorsky CH-53K team... Read more

Lockheed Chairman, President and CEO receives 2018 Edison Achievement Award

Lockheed Chairman, President and CEO receives 2018 Edison Achievement Award

19-Apr-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson accepted the 2018 Edison Achievement Award at the annual Edison Awards gala. The Edison Awards Steering Committee selected her for making a significant and lasting contribution to the world of innovation through her career, her leadership and her achievements. “I’m humbled and I’m honored to accept this award on behalf of the 100,000... Read more

Sikorsky recognises top suppliers

Sikorsky recognises top suppliers

3-Apr-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

 Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Sikorsky line of business honored its top suppliers at a recent ceremony in West Palm Beach, Florida. Twenty-six suppliers were recognized March 15, including 19 that received honors as Sikorsky Elite Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2017. Sikorsky Program Supplier of the Year award recipients Black Hawk... Read more

CH-53K arrives in Germany for international debut

CH-53K arrives in Germany for international debut

3-Apr-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

 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. This is the first time a King Stallion helicopter has been loaded into a C-17 Globemaster and transported to the base of a European ally. “We are excited for... Read more

AUTOFLUG joins Sikorsky Heavy Lift Helicopter Team

AUTOFLUG joins Sikorsky Heavy Lift Helicopter Team

26-Mar-2018Source: AUTOFLUG

For several months now, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company and the German aviation company AUTOFLUG have been in talks regarding cooperation in the planned new purchase of heavy-lift transport helicopters for German armed forces. Sikorsky and AUTOFLUG signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate more closely together on AUTOFLUG’s equipment portfolio and Sikorsky’s CH-53K helicopter... Read more

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

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

5-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. Wildland fires have spread more rapidly than ever observed in the past resulting in a year-round fire season in San Diego.  “The FIREHAWK® configuration of... Read more

Sikorsky Authorizes Thai Aviation Services

Sikorsky Authorizes Thai Aviation Services

5-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. This new Customer Support Center comes soon after Thai Aviation Services completed upgrading its fleet following the delivery... Read more

Sikorsky Salutes LA County Fire Department Air Services

Sikorsky Salutes LA County Fire Department Air Services

5-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. In December 2000,... Read more

LifePort Unveils Machined Sled Upgrade at Heli-Expo

LifePort Unveils Machined Sled Upgrade at Heli-Expo

5-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. ... Read more

LifePort Awarded Contract for Ballistic Protection Systems

LifePort Awarded Contract for Ballistic Protection Systems

4-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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,... Read more

Sikorsky Advances iFly Sikorsky™

Sikorsky Advances iFly Sikorsky™

4-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. The iFly... Read more

LifePort Delivers Lightweight Armor Kit for Columbia Helicopters

LifePort Delivers Lightweight Armor Kit for Columbia Helicopters

4-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

 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). Through years of experience and customer collaboration, LifePort has... Read more

Sikorsky and HABCO Industries enter into Agreement

Sikorsky and HABCO Industries enter into Agreement

4-Mar-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. The agreement covers all commercial, international military, and U.S. Government ground... Read more

Sikorsky delivers 300th S92

Sikorsky delivers 300th S92

3-Mar-2018Source: Sikorsky

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. This aircraft, assembled in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, will join Era Group’s fleet of eight Sikorsky helicopters and enter service in March in... Read more

First Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Enters Final Assembly

First Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Enters Final Assembly

22-Feb-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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... Read more

Sikorsky partners with Rheinmetall for German CH-53K bid

Sikorsky partners with Rheinmetall for German CH-53K bid

8-Feb-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

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. Rheinmetall brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the Sikorsky STH team. With Sikorsky’s breadth and depth of heavy lift experience and Rheinmetall’s leadership as the lead teammate for... Read more

Sikorsky Qualifies Weapons System for Digital Black Hawk Helicopter

Sikorsky Qualifies Weapons System for Digital Black Hawk Helicopter

6-Feb-2018Source: Sikorsky

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... Read more

Lockheed awarded $25M contract for Pilot Night Vision Sensor System kits for Apache

Lockheed awarded $25M contract for Pilot Night Vision Sensor System kits for Apache

3-Jan-2018Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $25,207,324 modification (000502) to foreign military sales (Egypt) contract W52P1J-17-D-0043 for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor System kits and spares for the Apache Attack Helicopter. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2020. Fiscal 2017 foreign... Read more

Science Channel to feature S92 in new Mega Machines series

Science Channel to feature S92 in new Mega Machines series

3-Jan-2018Source: Lockheed Martin

The S-92® helicopter produced by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), takes center stage in the debut of the new Science Channel series “Mega Machines.” This debut episode airs Thursday, Jan. 4, at 10 p.m. EST/PST on the Science Channel.  The engineering-focused show highlights the robust design and reliability of the S-92 and features... Read more

San Diego Fire Dept to buy S70i

San Diego Fire Dept to buy S70i

20-Dec-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

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

Sikorsky presents $28,000  to Patient AirLift Services

Sikorsky presents $28,000 to Patient AirLift Services

15-Dec-2017Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company, presented a check for more than $28,000 to Patient AirLift Services on Wednesday, Dec. 13, for the organization’s PALS for Patriots program. In the photo above from left: Dana Fiatarone, Sikorsky Vice President, Commercial Systems & Services, Eileen Minogue, PALS Executive Director, and Marine Staff Sgt. David Crouse, a Connecticut... Read more

Sikorsky Delivers Black Hawks to the LA County Fire Department

Sikorsky Delivers Black Hawks to the LA County Fire Department

15-Dec-2017Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Company, delivered two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters to the County of Los Angeles at a ceremony in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. The S-70i Black Hawk helicopters will be customized to a Firehawk™ configuration to meet L.A. County Fire Department’s specifications and further protect lives and property 24/7. A Firehawk helicopter performs... Read more

LifePort Receives FAA STC for Bell 412EP Ballistic Protection

LifePort Receives FAA STC for Bell 412EP Ballistic Protection

12-Dec-2017Source: LifePort

LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has been granted an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 412EP aircraft with a Ballistic Protection System (BPS). System benefits include: 30% lighter weight than other systems NIJ Level III multi-hit ballistic protection Combat proven in harsh environments Various durability levels to accommodate even the most challenging missions... Read more

Israeli Brigadier General takes CH-53K King Stallion orientation flight

Israeli Brigadier General takes CH-53K King Stallion orientation flight

20-Nov-2017Source: Naval Air Systems Command

Naval Air Systems Command and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, hosted a ‘first of its kind’ orientation flight in the CH-53K King Stallion for Brig. Gen. Nir Nin-Nun, Israeli Air Force, Commander, Air Support and Helicopter Division, during a test flight Nov. 7. The 90-minute orientation flight included various operational maneuvers, landings and takeoffs, providing... Read more

Sikorsky Sponsors Educational Scholarship through the MedEvac

Sikorsky Sponsors Educational Scholarship through the MedEvac

18-Oct-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) is sponsoring its second annual Dr. Suzanne Wedel Scholarship award to the MedEvac Foundation. The $5,000 scholarship was presented at the Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) in Fort Worth, Texas. “We are honored to once again recognize Dr. Wedel’s legacy,” said Sikorsky Sales Executive for North America &... Read more

Lockheed to Develop Next-Gen Sensor Fusion Testbed

Lockheed to Develop Next-Gen Sensor Fusion Testbed

17-Oct-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $12 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a Multi-Modal Sensor Fusion (MMSF) testbed for rotary-wing aircraft. Under the service’s Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD), the company is developing sensor fusion and integration technologies that enhance rotary-wing aircraft survivability and enable pilots to navigate safely in... Read more

Lockheed Delivering Next-Generation Apache Sensor Systems

Lockheed Delivering Next-Generation Apache Sensor Systems

16-Oct-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received $337 million in orders to supply Apache Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) systems and services to the United States, United Kingdom and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The awards are part of an initial task order under a new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract signed with the U.S. Army.... Read more

Sikorsky Launches Customer Experience 2.0

Sikorsky Launches Customer Experience 2.0

13-Oct-2017Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE:LMT) today announced the launch of its Next Generation Customer Portal for customers, providing an enhanced and more direct web-based location for all customer needs regarding maintenance and questions about their aircraft. The announcement was made at the 2017 NBAA’s Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition. Owners, operators and directors of... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $10M contract for MH-60R/S Radar assemblies

Lockheed Martin awarded $10M contract for MH-60R/S Radar assemblies

10-Oct-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is being awarded a $9,540,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the production and delivery of 18 Intermediate Level Operational Test Program Sets for the MH-60R/S Multimode Radar and Advanced Radar Periscope Detection and Discrimination work replaceable assemblies.  Work will be performed in Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $27M contract for H-60 Radar work

Lockheed Martin awarded $27M contract for H-60 Radar work

10-Oct-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is being awarded a $26,991,426 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-16-D-0051). The modification provides for the procurement of 11 standard and five SEED retrofit kits to support the H-60 Automatic Radar Periscope Detect and Discrimination program.  Work will be performed in Farmingdale,... Read more

Lockheed awarded $10M contract for Test Equipment for AH-1Z Cobra

Lockheed awarded $10M contract for Test Equipment for AH-1Z Cobra

29-Sep-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missile and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded $10,361,796 for three-year, firm-fixed-price, definitive job order N0016417FJ236 under basic ordering agreement (N00164-16-G-JQ87) for the procurement of test equipment.  This test equipment is to be utilized in an upcoming organic depot in support of the Target Sight System (TSS) on the AH-1Z Cobra... Read more

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for options for vertical launching system modules and associated equipment with the MK 41 vertical launch system

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for options for vertical launching system modules and associated equipment with the MK 41 vertical launch system

29-Sep-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, is being awarded a $24,306,079 firm-fixed-price modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-5332) to exercise options for vertical launching system modules and associated equipment with the MK 41 vertical launch system. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana (32 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (20 percent); Fort Walton... Read more

Bell fails to bid in UH-1N replacement program

Bell fails to bid in UH-1N replacement program

26-Sep-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Proposals for a replacement helicopter for the Air Force UH-1N Huey were due September 14. Bell decided that due to their current work load, they would not to submit a proposal. Boeing-Leonardo submitted their MH-139 and Lockheed submitted their Black Hawk, reports National Defense.... Read more

CPI Aerostructures Signs $8.2 Million Agreement With Sikorsky

CPI Aerostructures Signs $8.2 Million Agreement With Sikorsky

25-Sep-2017Source: CPI Aerostructures

CPI Aerostructures, Inc. (“CPI Aero®”) (NYSE American:CVU) announced today that it has signed a long term supply agreement with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT), to manufacture gunner window assemblies for the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter. This long-term agreement is valued at up to approximately $8.2 million for a period of five years, beginning in 2018... Read more

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for MH-60 Electronics Engineering

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for MH-60 Electronics Engineering

22-Sep-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $23,607,682 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5353) to exercise options for engineering manufacturing and development for advanced off-board electronic warfare (AOEW).  The AOEW program will provide an electronic warfare mission package to integrate with a flight vehicle.  The AOEW program will... Read more

Sikorsky complete first year of S92 spares centre in Norway

Sikorsky complete first year of S92 spares centre in Norway

20-Sep-2017Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is celebrating the first year of operations for its Stavanger, Norway-based Forward Stocking Location (FSL). The Stavanger FSL supports the largest S-92 helicopter operating region in the world and provides quick access to materials and parts. The event was attended by the Mayor of Sola, Mr. Ole Ueland, Sikorsky’s commercial... Read more

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for 24 MH-60R/S Audio Management Lite Computers

Lockheed awarded $24M contract for 24 MH-60R/S Audio Management Lite Computers

13-Sep-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is being awarded a $23,141,340 firm-fixed-price delivery order (4018) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) in support of the Navy and the governments of Australia and Denmark.  This order provides for the procurement of non-recurring and recurring efforts required to manufacture, test and deliver... Read more

LA County Fire Dept contracts for 4th and 5th Fire Hawks

LA County Fire Dept contracts for 4th and 5th Fire Hawks

11-Sep-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, received a contract from the County of Los Angeles for two S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters in a baseline configuration. Sikorsky is assembling the two new S-70i Black Hawk helicopters for delivery to L.A. County in December 2017. Compared to the S-70A model, the S-70i aircraft will feature wide... Read more

Lockheed Martin MH-60 Missile Detection System Passes US Navy Review Milestone

Lockheed Martin MH-60 Missile Detection System Passes US Navy Review Milestone

8-Sep-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

The Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) system, developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), passed Preliminary Design Review on schedule, demonstrating outstanding sustained performance. The AOEW system will provide MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats. “The battlefield at sea is constantly changing,” said Joe Ottaviano, electronic warfare program... Read more

USMC contracts Lockheed Martin to begin CH-53K production

USMC contracts Lockheed Martin to begin CH-53K production

8-Sep-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 1 contract to build two production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. This contract follows the April 4, 2017, Milestone C decision by the Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) approving LRIP production. “Gaining the U.S. Marine Corps approval... Read more

Lockheed Martin completes testing of Radar Warning Receiver for USAF CRH program

Lockheed Martin completes testing of Radar Warning Receiver for USAF CRH program

21-Aug-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

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... Read more

Crestwood selected as Sikorsky Supplier of the Year

Crestwood selected as Sikorsky Supplier of the Year

14-Aug-2017Source: Crestwood Technology Group

Crestwood Technology Group (CTG), was recently selected by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, as their 2016 Suppler of the Year for the S-76® Helicopter Program. At a ceremony held in West Palm Beach, FL, Sikorsky President Dan Schultz and Senior Vice President of Operations John Palumbo presented awards to each of the helicopter manufacturer’s 7... Read more

King Stallion and Chinook to battle for Israeli order

King Stallion and Chinook to battle for Israeli order

7-Aug-2017Source: HeliHub.com

Israeli is looking to modernizing their heavy-lift helicopter fleet by replacing their CH-53 Yasur helicopters. The fleet has been in service for over 50 years and although they have recently been upgraded, a replacement is needed. The money for the replacement will come from the MoU of $38 billion signed in 2016 between Washington and... Read more

First Flight completed by VH-92A

First Flight completed by VH-92A

7-Aug-2017Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the first flight of a VH-92A configured test aircraft in support of the U.S. Marine Corps’ VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program. The July 28 flight signals the start of the 250 hour flight test program, which will take place at Lockheed Martin facilities in Owego, New York. The aircraft... Read more

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