Defence Helicopter

GE makes engines for King Stallion Lot Five production

14th January 2021 - 15:15 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Three turboshaft engines equip the CH-53K, giving the heavy-lift helicopter the power to carry a 12,000kg external load.

GE Aviation is to produce 21 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines and associated services in support of CH-53K King Stallion Lot Five low rate initial production aircraft, the US DoD announced on 13 January.

Work on the $101.47 million contract modification from Naval Sea Systems Command will be completed by December 2024.

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