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Marine Corps declares the IOC of Sikorsky CH-53K

STRATFORD, Conn., April 25, 2022 — The U.S. Marine Corps declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter, validating the platform’s operational readiness to forward deploy Marines and equipment across the globe. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) designed and manufactures the CH-53K, which enables the U.S. Marine Corps and international Leer másMarine Corps declares the IOC of Sikorsky CH-53K[…]

Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completes Marines IOT&E

STRATFORD, Conn., April 5, 2022 — Demonstrating its advanced capabilities in the fleet environment, the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter completed IOT&E (Initial Operational Test & Evaluation) test vignettes paving the way for the expected declaration by the Marines of Initial Operational Capability (IOC) later this year and a Full Rate Production decision in 2023. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Leer másSikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completes Marines IOT&E[…]

Sikorsky RAIDER X prototype is more than 85 percent complete

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, April 2022 – The Sikorsky RAIDER X competitive prototype (CP) for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) is more than 85 percent complete, progressing 50 percent faster through production and assembly compared to legacy programs and resulting in a cost-effective, transformational aircraft. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has made significant Leer másSikorsky RAIDER X prototype is more than 85 percent complete[…]

Sikorsky will build 12 CH-53K King Stallion for Israel

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 15, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), will produce 12 CH-53K heavy lift helicopters for Israel under a U.S. Navy Foreign Military Sales (FMS) agreement. This production announcement is for the first four of 12 King Stallion aircraft for Israel and is on the heels of a contract to produce nine Leer másSikorsky will build 12 CH-53K King Stallion for Israel[…]

Navy awards to Sikorsky 9 additional CH-53K for Marine Corps

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 03, 2022 – Sikorsky will build nine additional CH-53K King Stallion helicopters to Marine Corps at a lower unit price than previous lot buys. Prioritizing affordability and utilizing advanced manufacturing techniques, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), will build this nine additional CH-53K™ aircraft at a lower unit price front previous lots, Leer másNavy awards to Sikorsky 9 additional CH-53K for Marine Corps[…]

Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion conducts offshore exercises

Story by Maj. Jorge Hernandez. Communication Directorate HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS – Marines from Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron One (VMX-1) conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore operations aboard CH-53K King Stallion helicopters over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 19, 2021. These exercises are a critical component of the Marine Corps’ future force operating Leer másMarine Corps CH-53K King Stallion conducts offshore exercises[…]

Sikorsky fabricará nueve CH-53K King Stallion más para el USMC

Stratford, Connecticut, 25 de junio de 2021 — Sikorsky, una compañía de Lockheed Martin, ha recibido un nuevo contrato de 879 millones de dólares para fabricar nueve helicópteros CH-53K King Stallion más para el USMC, continuando en el camino establecido de reducción de coste por unidad. Esta adjudicación de producción Lot 5 (concretamente de 878,7 millones Leer másSikorsky fabricará nueve CH-53K King Stallion más para el USMC[…]

NAVAIR firma con Sikorsky la adquisición de otros seis CH-53K King Stallion para el U.S. Marine Corps

Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. — Esta semana el Comando de Sistemas Aéreos Navales (NAVAIR, Naval Air Systems Command) y Sikorsky Aircraft, una compañía de Lockheed Martin, han firmado un contrato de adquisición para otros seis helicópteros CH-53K King Stallion adicionales. La producción inicial de baja tasa (LRIP, Low Rate Initial Production), contrato lote Leer másNAVAIR firma con Sikorsky la adquisición de otros seis CH-53K King Stallion para el U.S. Marine Corps[…]

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