Kaman signs H-60 cockpit deal
Kaman Aerospace has signed a new five-year contract with Sikorsky for the manufacture of H-60 cockpits under the US Department of Defense's multi-year IX H-60 procurement authorisation, Kaman announced on 17 July.
The contract will begin in 2018 and run through 2022.
Under the agreement, Kaman Aerospace will continue to manufacture UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC model cockpits for Sikorsky at Kaman’s Jacksonville, Florida, facility. Since 2004, the company has delivered over 1,200 new H-60 cockpits to Sikorsky.
Kaman Aerospace's work will continue to include final assembly of the cockpits as well as detail metal part manufacturing, procurement of wiring harnesses, composite parts, hardware, flight control mechanisms, and other H-60 cockpit associated parts. The company will also be responsible for procuring and installing specified flight safety items.
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