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US Navy deploys MQ-8C Fire Scout to Indo-Pacific

SAN DIEGO – May 23, 2022 – The US Navy autonomous helicopter system MQ-8C Fire Scout, by Northrop Grumman Corporation, made its second operational deployment and first deployment to the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility, aboard USS Jackson (LCS-6), providing military commanders greater maritime intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting (ISR&T) capability. “The MQ-8C Fire Scout is Leer másUS Navy deploys MQ-8C Fire Scout to Indo-Pacific[…]

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[…]

Lockheed Martin delivery the 500th C-130J Super Hercules

MARIETTA, Ga., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hercules aircraft history reaches a milestone again with the announcement that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently has delivered the 500th C-130J Super Hercules airlifter. This Super Hercules (Lockheed Martin aircraft #5934) is a C-130J-30 aircraft assigned to the 130th Airlift Wing located at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base in Charleston, West Leer másLockheed Martin delivery the 500th C-130J Super Hercules[…]

Northrop Grumman starts full production Link-16 for Bell H-1

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – March 9, 2022 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $65 million contract by the Navy to execute the full rate production of Link-16 for the Marine Corps Bell H-1 fleet, composed by AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters, which will involve the integration of data link hardware Leer másNorthrop Grumman starts full production Link-16 for Bell H-1[…]

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[…]

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