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Sikorsky receives CH-53K​ support modification

21st February 2020 - 13:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Sikorsky has received additional funding for its work on the US Navy’s CH-53K programme.

The company has received a $40 million contract modification to provide organic capability pilot repair material, technical publications, peculiar support equipment re-design and acquisition, and logistical support in support of lot 2 CH-53K aircraft.

The CH-53K King Stallion is the US Marine Coprs' new-build, heavy-lift replacement for the CH-53E.

The US Department of Defense said the work will run through to December 2024.

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