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Sikorsky wins $500m US Navy helicopter deal

10th January 2014 - 12:57 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Sikorsky a contract to supply the US Navy with 37 helicopters, valued at more than $500 million. 

On 9 January the US DoD announced 10 contracts worth $1.094 billion in total, allocating Sikorsky a $545 million ‘modification’ to a contract to fund 18 MH-60S helicopters and 19 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the navy.

The new deal includes the required ‘engineering, programme management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications [and] other integrated logistics support’ needed for the fleet, the DoD said in a written statement. 

In addition, allocated funds are expected to cover the

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Jonathan Tringham


Jonathan Tringham

Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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