US Navy awards Sikorsky contract to build 35 CH-53K helicopters

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The US Navy has awarded a $2.7 billion contract to Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, to build and deliver 35 additional CH-53K helicopters, including eight for the Israeli Air Force.

$2.7 billion contract awarded to Sikorsky by the US Navy.

On Aug. 24, 2023, in Stratford, Connecticut, the U.S. Navy awarded Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), a $2.7 billion contract to build and deliver 35 CH helicopters. -53K® additional. This is the largest contract to date for this multi-mission aircraft. “This contract for 35 CH-53K helicopters stabilizes Sikorsky’s domestic supply base, creates additional production efficiencies, and provides the U.S. Marine Corps with transformative 21st century technologies,” said Paul Lemmo, President of Sikorsky.

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