Monday, August 2, 2021

Topic: CH-53K

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...

GE Aviation receives $111M for turboshaft engines in support of CH-53K initial production

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric and is based in Ohio, was awarded a $111 million contract modification in support of the production of the new heavy-lift helicopter...

Sikorsky contracted for six more CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract to build six additional production CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopters. The new heavy-lift...

U.S. Marines newest helicopter completes sea trials

A new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter from Sikorsky has completed sea trials, according to a company news release. "364 landings and takeoffs, day and night, from all...

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