Sikorsky Receives Second Contract to Build Presidential Helicopters

VH-92A® helicopter on the tarmac at Naval Air Station, Patuxent River. The VH-92A test aircraft have proven their production readiness by undergoing rigorous U.S. government testing and operational assessments, including more than 1,000 flight test hours establishing the aircraft’s technical maturity and readiness of its mission systems. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin … [Read more…]

Sikorsky Signs Five-Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawk Helicopters for U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 30, 2017 / — 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 … [Read more…]

Sikorsky Signs Contract with Chilean Air Force for Six S-70i™ Black Hawk Helicopters

Robust military design, high hot performance, and C-130 transportability prove valuable discriminators STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 7, 2016 /Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE:LMT) has successfully concluded contract negotiations with the Chilean Air Force (Fuerza Aérea de Chile) for six S-70i™ Black Hawk helicopters for the service’s medium-lift helicopter recapitalization program. When delivered in 2018, the … [Read more…]

Final Australian MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter delivered to Royal Australian Navy

NOWRA, Australia, Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), together with the U.S. Navy, ceremonially delivered the 24th, and final, MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopter to the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The hand-over occurred during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s purpose-built logistics and maintenance facility in Nowra which will house and maintain the new fleet. … [Read more…]

Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Achieves Milestone

STRATFORD, Conn., July 25, 2016 /– Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the successful execution of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Critical Design Review (CDR), signaling the program is ready to proceed to assembly, test and evaluation. The joint Sikorsky/Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) VH-92A helicopter program team met in July with key collaborators from … [Read more…]

Sikorsky’s S-92® Helicopter Fleet Surpasses One Million Flight Hours

STRATFORD, Conn., June 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The global fleet of Sikorsky S-92® helicopters recently surpassed one million flight hours, in an impressively short time of less than 12 years.  Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). “We are incredibly thankful to our customers, suppliers and employees for reaching this milestone, and we are tremendously … [Read more…]

Thai Aviation Services Selects Fleet of Sikorsky Helicopters to Support Gulf of Thailand Operations

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky – March 1, 2016 – Thai Aviation Services has informed Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), of the decision to renew its existing fleet of commercial helicopters with five S-76D™ medium lift and two S-92® heavy lift aircraft. Selection of an all-new Sikorsky aircraft fleet will enable the Bangkok-based operator to continue … [Read more…]

Sikorsky Announces S-76C+™ Upgrade Program

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 1, 2016 / — Sikorsky today introduced a program that will enable operators to upgrade their S-76C+™ aircraft to the S-76C++™ configuration. The announcement was made at the 2016 Helicopter International Association Heli-Expo show. Sikorsky is a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT). The upgrade increases performance capabilities by expanding the aircraft’s mission … [Read more…]

TAQNIA Aeronautics and Sikorsky Sign Agreement to Explore Helicopter Business Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Feb. 23, 2016 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) today signed an agreement with Taqnia Aeronautics to jointly explore helicopter production opportunities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The new agreement outlines the investment, technology and skills needed to establish production jobs for Saudi citizens, and could lead to direct involvement in … [Read more…]

Irish Coast Guard and CHC Perform More than 1,000 SAR Missions in 2015 with Sikorsky S-92® Helicopter Fleet

SINGAPORE, Feb. 15, 2016 /– Singapore Airshow — The Irish Coast Guard in partnership with CHC Helicopter completed more than 1,000 search and rescue (SAR) missions in 2015 with a fleet of five Sikorsky S-92® helicopters. The milestone, an increase of 12 percent on the previous year, tops the 2014 record of 914 missions, and is … [Read more…]