in ,

Erickson Hands 4th CH-53E Helicopter Tail Pylon to Sikorsky

Erickson Hands 4th CH-53E Helicopter Tail Pylon to Sikorsky - top government contractors - best government contracting event

CH53KChopperErickson has delivered a fourth tail pylon to Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky for integration with the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Erickson will ship the last aircraft tail pylon by the end of this year as part of a contract with Sikorsky to produce five out-of-production spare tail pylons for the service branch, Erickson said Dec. 17.

Erickson assembles the aircraft components at its facility in Central Point, Oregon.

The CH-53E aircraft is built to carry up to 73,500 pounds of cargo, has three engines and is part of the service branch’s squadron of heavy-lift helicopters that fit on amphibious assault ships.

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Products & Service

mm

Written by Jane Edwards

is a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, where she writes for ExecutiveBiz about IT modernization, cybersecurity, space procurement and industry leaders’ perspectives on government technology trends.

CGI Lands Recompete Contract for Marine Corps Logistics Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
CGI Lands Recompete Contract for Marine Corps Logistics Support
Pentagon: Lockheed Martin Completed 45 F-35 Deliveries in 2015 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Pentagon: Lockheed Martin Completed 45 F-35 Deliveries in 2015