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Sikorsky delivers the 7th CH-53K helicopter to Marine Corps

STRATFORD, CONN., July 14, 2022 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the third Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) CH-53K helicopter ahead of contract schedule to the Marine Corps. This aircraft, built in Sikorsky’s digital factory, is the first CH-53K King Stallion from the Lot 2 LRIP contract awarded by the U.S. Navy in 2019, Leer másSikorsky delivers the 7th CH-53K helicopter to Marine Corps[…]

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[…]

US Marines supported Cobra Gold in Gulf of Thailand

Story by Lt. John Stevens. USS Green Bay (LPD 20) GULF OF THAILAND (March 3, 2022) – USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit supported the at-sea phase of Cobra Gold (CG) 22 alongside ships from the Royal Thai Navy from Feb. 28 to March 3. Cobra Gold Leer másUS Marines supported Cobra Gold in Gulf of Thailand[…]

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[…]

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing completes its 80th year of aviation excellence

Story by 1st Lt. Sarah Eason, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. – The 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW) completed a successful year of aviation excellence as it celebrated its 80th anniversary in 2021. The Marines and Sailors of 2nd MAW call the Carolinas home, but their impact is felt Leer más2nd Marine Aircraft Wing completes its 80th year of aviation excellence[…]

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