Saturday, January 22, 2022

Topic: CH-53K

Israel confirms buying CH-53K helicopters and additional KC-46 tankers

The Israeli Ministry of Defense confirmed on December 30, 2021, that Tel Aviv will buy 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters for about $2 billion and two more...

Sikorsky handed over first Connecticut-built CH-53K helicopter to US Marines

Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has announced the delivery of the first Connecticut-built CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter that will be delivered to the U.S. Marine Corps. The company...

U.S. Marines’ huge new CH-53K helicopter enters initial operational test

The U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command announced on Tuesday that the new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter from Sikorsky for the United States Marine Corps officially enters...

Sikorsky wins $878.7 million to build more CH-53K heavy lift helicopters

The U.S. Navy has awarded Sikorsky a $878.7 million contract to build nine more CH-53K™ heavy lift helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps, according to a Defense...

U.S. Marine Corps conduct external lift test of CH-53K’s heavy-lift

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has reported that Marines tested the CH-53K’s heavy lifting capabilities in order to enhance their skills and proficiency with cargo movement...

Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin's heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel Defense Force᾿s (IDF)...

U.S. Marine Corps new heavy-lift helicopter practices landing in fields

The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command has reported that Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron One (VMX-1) practiced landing in fields and confined spaces of Marine Corps'...

Pentagon awards contract to General Electric for CH-53K’s engines

General Electric Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, has been awarded a contract worth more than $101 million for the procurement of 21 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines for...

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