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Sikorsky delivers 2 new CH-53K to US Marine Corps

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 13, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered two new CH-53K helicopters to the U.S. Marine Corps in the final quarter of 2022. These CH-53K heavy lift helicopters join the seven already in operation at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina. “Sikorsky’s employees are using advanced technologies to Leer másSikorsky delivers 2 new CH-53K to US Marine Corps[…]

Bell 525 completes more than 50 demonstration flights

During August the Bell 525 helicopter completed more than 50 demonstration flights of its advanced capabilities to potential customers. “The Bell 525 Relentless is a phenomenally unique flying experience. It is incredibly smooth and intuitive, simple to operate, and blends complex advancements into an impressive pilot and passenger experience. Bell raised the bar with next-generation Leer másBell 525 completes more than 50 demonstration flights[…]

Navy expands CH-53K training with additional simulators

ORLANDO, Fla — Lockheed Martin will provide an additional Containerized Flight Training Device (CFTD) to the US Navy for the CH-53K King Stallion with options for another three more under the terms of a recent contract award. This follows up on the success of the first training device delivered in 2020 to Marine Corps Air Leer másNavy expands CH-53K training with additional simulators[…]

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[…]

Leonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar

Rome, 07/04/2022 – Another major programme achievement in the Qatar Emiri Air Force’s NH90 programme was made on 31 March with the delivery of the first two NFH naval variant helicopters. The aircraft handover, achieved in accordance with contractual commitments, was performed during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera NH90 final assembly line Leer másLeonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar[…]

The italian tiltrotor Leonardo AW609

The tiltrotor Leonardo AW609 is one of the most significant technological innovations in the current global aviation landscape. Technically, the tiltrotor is an aircraft designed and built to synthesise the helicopter’s operational versatility and the aeroplane’s performance advantages. The helicopter and the aeroplane will remain faithful to their present formula with the requirements that have Leer másThe italian tiltrotor Leonardo AW609[…]

Lockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker

MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] introduces the LMXT as America’s next strategic tanker ― built in America by Americans for Americans. Offered in response to the U.S. Air Force’s KC-Y Program, the LMXT represents the newest chapter in Lockheed Martin’s 60+ year history of producing and delivering tanker and cargo aircraft for the Leer másLockheed Martin LMXT: America’s Next Strategic Tanker[…]

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