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2011-08-05 03:01:00

MIELEC, Poland, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky has delivered three S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopters to an undisclosed customer. The helicopters -- assembled, completed to customer specifications, and flight tested at Sikorsky's production facility in Mielec, Poland -- are the first-ever deliveries of the international variant of Sikorsky's iconic BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo:...

2011-07-07 13:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the delivery of the 300th UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) "The war-fighter has provided outstanding reviews of the UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter's performance in theater," said Lt. Col. Heyward Wright, Product Manager, representing Col. Thomas Todd of the U.S....

2011-07-06 10:45:00

RIO NEGRO, Colombia, July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) announced today that construction of a new UH-60 BLACK HAWK Helicopter Flight Simulator Training Center at the Colombian Air Force Base in Melgar is well under way and on schedule for completion this year. A premier training center for rotary wing aircraft, the facility will further improve the operational readiness of the Colombian Armed Services whose BLACK HAWK fleet ranks among the world's largest....

2011-06-22 09:30:00

PARIS, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today at the Paris Air Show that Colombia's UH-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter fleet has surpassed the 300,000 flight hour milestone. Colombia's Army, National Police, and Air Force combine to operate nearly 100 BLACK HAWK helicopters for a variety of missions including search and rescue, medical evacuation, disaster relief, anti-drug, and counter-insurgency operations. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp....

2011-06-21 04:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the contract to sell one S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopter to the state of Jalisco in Mexico. With the sale, Jalisco will become the first state in Mexico to acquire its own BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23234 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Jalisco is one of 31 states...

2011-06-21 03:00:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky has begun assembly of the CH-53K Helicopter Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) at Sikorsky's Florida Assembly and Flight Operations (FAFO) facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, marking progress toward the system validation test phase of the Heavy Lift Replacement Program. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110621/NE23226 ) (Logo:...

2011-06-20 11:39:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services announced today the signing of a teaming agreement at the Paris Air Show with the Swedish defence and security company Saab to support the fleet of 15 UH-60M helicopters recently purchased by the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV). Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Photo:...

2011-06-17 15:14:00

STRATFORD, Conn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) will display an S-70i(TM) BLACK HAWK helicopter outside the UTC Chalet during the Paris Air Show. The international event marks the first time the new variant of Sikorsky's proven multi-mission utility helicopter will be displayed to the world market. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110617/NE22184 ) (Logo:...

2011-06-17 07:30:00

STRATFORD, Conn., June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the completion of the first UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter cockpit produced in the Czech Republic by AERO Vodochody, a longtime Sikorsky supplier that has manufactured more than 300 S-76® commercial helicopter airframes since 2000. Sikorsky awarded AERO Vodochody a contract in January 2010 to begin producing the cockpits as a second source for the newest BLACK HAWK model. Sikorsky is a...

2011-06-16 08:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy today announced the Commonwealth of Australia has selected the MH-60R SEAHAWK(®) helicopter to fulfill the Australian Defence Force's AIR 9000 Phase 8 requirement for a fleet of 24 new-generation, multi-role naval combat aircraft. The Commonwealth will acquire the helicopters with associated training and logistical support via the U.S. Government's Foreign Military Sales program. (Photo:...


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