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  • Sikorsky's S-97 Helicopter to Proceed With Full Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sikorsky’s S-97 Helicopter to Proceed With Full Flight Test

    A second prototype of Sikorsky‘s S-97 Raider light tactical helicopter has reached a milestone necessary to enter into the full-flight testing phase, Defense News reported Wednesday. The report said pilots of the Lockheed Martin subsidiary operated the helicopter for 90 minutes Tuesday and have completed a flight-test card. Dan Spoor, vice president of future vertical lift at Sikorsky, told […] More

  • Lockheed Martin, Kaman Demo Unmanned Helicopter; Dan Spoor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin, Kaman Demo Unmanned Helicopter; Dan Spoor Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Kaman have showcased the firefighting capability of an unmanned helicopter. The Indago quad rotor worked to determine hot spots and a K-MAX helicopter operator directed the aircraft to extinguish the flames with more than 24,000 pounds of water during the demonstration, Lockheed Martin said Tuesday. “The unmanned K-MAX and Indago aircraft can work to fight fires day […] More

  • Lockheed-Sikorsky Team Hands US Navy 200th MH-60R Helicopter; Dan Spoor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Sikorsky Team Hands US Navy 200th MH-60R Helicopter; Dan Spoor Comments

    Lockheed Martin has delivered the 200th MH-60R maritime helicopter to the U.S. Navy with the goal of supporting the branch’s surface and submarine warfare operations. Sikorsky manufactured the Romeo multirole helicopter and Lockheed built the vehicle’s sensor technology and other mission systems, Lockheed said Thursday. The Navy’s MH-60R fleet has recorded more than 250,000 flight […] More

  • Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions. The K-MAX helicopter and Squad Mission Support System vehicle together demonstrated functions in resupply, target-acquisition, reconnaissance and surveillance during an assessment a Fort Benning, Lockheed said Monday. […] More

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