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Sikorsky contracted for CH-53K King Stallion spares

Sikorsky contracted for CH-53K King Stallion spares

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Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Sikorsky Aircraft has received a $ 58.4 million order for the procurement of 866 spare parts for the repair and maintenance of CH-53K Lot 2 production. Work on the contract, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, will be performed in Stratford, Conn., Longueuil, Quebec, Canada, Redmond, Wash., and other locations inside and outside the continental United States. Work is expected to be completed in January 2021. Navy fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $ 58.4 million will be obligated at time of award. The CH-53K King Stallion is an upgrade to the series of Sea Stallion heavy-lift helicopters that have been in use for over 50 years. The Sea Stallion saw extensive action during the Vietnam War and has served as a staple of naval aviation. The...
GEA awarded $143.4M for CH-53K helicopter engines

GEA awarded $143.4M for CH-53K helicopter engines

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Nov. 17 (UPI) -- General Electric Aviation has been awarded a contract worth more than $ 143.4 million for the procurement of 22 low-rate initial production Lot 1 and 2 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines for the CH-53K King Stallion helicopter.The deal, announced Thursday by the Department of Defense, is under a firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, meaning that the $ 143.4 million is the maximum amount the U.S. government will pay out for the procurement of the helicopter engines. General Electric Aviation could, however, be reimbursed for potential costs accumulated under other contract clause funds.Pentagon officials say the contract with General Electric Aviation will include "associated engine and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment, and spares."W...