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Sikorsky awarded CH-53K​ configuration change work

26th November 2019 - 14:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky will carry out CH-53K configuration changes required for initial operational test and evaluation for lot 1 low rate initial production aircraft.

The company received a $12 million contract modification for the work from US Naval Air Systems Command on 20 November.

The CH-53K helicopter has been designed to provide the US Marine Corps with a range of heavy lift capabilities, including moving troops and equipment from ship to shore, and to higher altitude terrain, quickly and effectively.

Work will be complete in January 2022.  

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