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2013-03-21 12:21:42

STRATFORD, Conn., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Colombian Army has formally inducted five new Sikorsky S-70i multi-mission helicopters into its fleet of BLACK HAWK aircraft. Colombia is the first South American country to buy the S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter variant from Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130321/NE81370) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) "We are honored by...

2013-02-25 12:20:22

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has selected EvoLux Transportation, LLC as the winner of its second Entrepreneurial Challenge Competition and awarded special recognition to Rescale. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The Entrepreneurial Challenge competition is designed to identify...

2013-02-21 12:21:21

STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced its co-sponsorship of the Military Appreciation Pavilion at the PGA Tour Honda Classic on Feb. 25-March 3, 2013, at PGA National Resort & Spa, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The 2,500-square-foot pavilion will be located at the tour's 17(th) hole, and will be open...

2012-12-13 16:20:47

STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and By Kids For Kids Co., an organization that inspires kids to become successful inventors, today awarded an Indiana teenager the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award for his conceptual design of a circular-shaped medical evacuation helicopter. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121213/NE29677 ) (Logo:...

2012-11-01 11:21:06

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft today announced it has expanded its support of the Colombia Armed Forces BLACK HAWK helicopter fleet by opening an office in Bogota, Colombia. In addition, Sikorsky will open South America's first BLACK HAWK helicopter training center in Melgar, Colombia, in early 2013. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The new office will...

2012-10-15 11:21:17

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved the Type Certificate for the S-76D(TM) helicopter, moving the aircraft forward to its highly anticipated delivery into the medium-sized marketplace. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121015/NE92943)(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO) The FAA signed the certificate on...

2012-10-05 06:20:25

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 Boy and Girl Scouts, and their leaders, from Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York will pitch their tents this evening for a three-day campout on the Sikorsky Aircraft grounds in Stratford. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) From Oct. 5 - 7, the scouts will learn about aerospace, electricity, emergency preparedness,...

2012-09-18 10:20:38

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the award of the Combat Tempered Platform Demonstration (CTPD) contract from the U.S. Army's Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD). This program will build upon and improve the BLACK HAWK platform's already high operational durability and survivability by developing and integrating a suite of advanced new technologies and establishing their benefits before transitioning them to the...

2012-09-13 06:21:49

STRATFORD, Conn., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), is planning this month to deliver the final two of 15 UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopters to the U.S. Army for further transfer to the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV). All 15 aircraft will have been delivered in just 16 months, a record acquisition pace for a squadron-sized fleet of Black Hawk helicopters procured via the U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales...

2012-08-20 06:20:50

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has initiated its 2(nd) Entrepreneurial Challenge, expanding on its inaugural challenge that was completed in the spring. The challenge is open to any small company with revenue under $5 million, including newly formed and pre-revenue entities. Submissions are due no later than 5 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, October 10(th). Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of...