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2014-03-26 12:21:09

NOWRA, New South Wales, Australia, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) -- a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company -- today broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support logistics services for the Royal Australian Navy's new fleet of 24 MH-60R SEAHAWK(®) helicopters. Once completed in early 2015, the two buildings, totaling more than 11,400 square meters (120,000 square...

2014-03-04 16:20:37

STRATFORD, Conn., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has signed agreements with the Turkish government and key Turkish aerospace contractors that license Turkey's aerospace industry to manufacture 109 T-70 helicopters (Turkish variants of Sikorsky's S-70i(TM) International BLACK HAWK helicopter) for operation by the Turkish Government, and to assemble 109 S-70i(TM) helicopters for Sikorsky....

2014-02-24 16:20:08

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its first graduating class from the Sikorsky Training Academy (STA). A team of Brunei pilots and maintainers recently completed in-depth flight and maintenance training in Stuart, Fla. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO "We have taken the concept of single-source training and created a new paradigm with the...

2013-12-05 16:21:10

JERUDONG, Brunei, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force. Equipped with a suite of advanced avionics and sensors, the multirole...

2013-10-31 16:20:44

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft has successfully completed the initial phase of testing for the first-ever main and tail rotor blades manufactured for the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53K heavy lift helicopter program. Designed specially to help meet the Marine Corps requirement to lift the aircraft's maximum gross weight of 88,000 pounds, the all-composite blades are the largest and most technologically advanced ever produced by Sikorsky, a subsidiary of...

2013-10-21 16:20:23

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AUSA -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the introduction of configuration-specific phase maintenance kits for Sikorsky Aircraft's legacy UH-60A and UH-60L BLACK HAWK helicopters, as well as the UH-60M model and newest international variant, the S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK aircraft. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). The...

2013-10-21 12:20:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advanced Turbine Engine Company, LLC (ATEC), a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Pratt & Whitney (NYSE:UTX) joint venture, has successfully completed testing of its first HPW3000 engine, which is being offered as a solution for the U.S. Army's Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP). The goal of ITEP is to develop and qualify an advanced 3000 horsepower turboshaft engine, primarily for UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache helicopters, that...

2013-10-17 16:20:51

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has delivered to the Colombian Army two S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters incorporating a Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning System (HTAWS) as standard equipment. Colombia is the first country to field S-70i helicopters equipped with HTAWS, which Sikorsky has customized for the unique requirements of the combat assault and utility missions. (Photo:...

2013-08-14 08:22:49

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Aerospace Systems is working with Sikorsky Aircraft to drive advancements in rotorcraft technology as part of Sikorsky's self-funded Matrix Technology autonomy research and development program. With Matrix Technology, Sikorsky aims to significantly improve the capability, safety and reliability of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky are units of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). Sikorsky...

2013-08-12 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has unveiled a major research program -- designated MATRIX(TM) Technology -- to develop, test and field systems and software that will improve significantly the capability, reliability and safety of flight for autonomous, optionally piloted, and piloted vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130812/NE62641 ) In...