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  • Report: Marine Corps, Sikorsky Negotiate CH-53K Batch 2 Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Marine Corps, Sikorsky Negotiate CH-53K Batch 2 Contract

    The U.S. Marine Corps and Sikorsky aim to finalize in the coming months a contract for the helicopter manufacturer to produce six more CH-53K units, Reuters reported Thursday. Col. Hank Vanderborght, CH-53K program manager for the Marine Corps, said the additional order would increase the number of Marines’ CH-53K helicopters to 14. The contract is potentially […] More

  • Sikorsky to demo CH-53K helicopter platform to potential international buyers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sikorsky to demo CH-53K helicopter platform to potential international buyers

    Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary will showcase its CH-53K King Stallion during a Berlin air show later this month as the manufacturer eyes future international buyers for the heavy-lift helicopter platform, USNI News reported Monday. Col. Hank Vanderborght, CH-53K program manager at the U.S. Marine Corps, told the publication that Germany and Israel have expressed interest in […] More

  • Marine Corps Puts Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter Through Operational Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marine Corps Puts Sikorsky CH-53K Helicopter Through Operational Test

    The U.S. Marine Corps has assessed the key functions of a Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion helicopter during a week-long initial operational test. Sikorsky’s parent company Lockheed Martin said Friday the military branch’s pilots, aircrew and maintainers performed the assessment as part of Milestone C requirements before the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter program transitions to the low-rate initial production phase. The flight test involved external lift […] More

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