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2009-06-15 04:00:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it has delivered the first UH-60M helicopter to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) The delivery marks the first UH-60M aircraft to enter service outside of the U.S. Army. The FBI is expected to take delivery of a total of three UH-60M aircraft this...

2009-03-25 14:36:00

WASHINGTON, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Company, a division of United Technologies Corporation, has agreed to pay the United States$2,941,000 to resolve fraud allegations in connection with its contract for the manufacture of Black Hawk helicopters for the Army, the Justice Department announced today. Sikorsky, located in Stratford, Conn., manufactures the Black Hawk or variations of the Black Hawk for the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines, as well as for other...

2009-03-25 13:00:00

STRATFORD, Conn., March 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a rollout ceremony attended by government officials, armed services personnel, and employees, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today celebrated delivery of the 100th new production UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter to the U.S. Army. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) With a new airframe, avionics and propulsion system, the UH-60M helicopter is the...

2009-03-12 06:00:00

MIELEC, Poland, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PZL Mielec, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s affiliate in Poland, today celebrated the rollout of the first BLACK HAWK helicopter cabin produced at the facility. The event took place on the second anniversary of the acquisition of PZL Mielec. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060403/SIKORSKYLOGO ) Employees, managers of PZL Mielec, representatives of Sikorsky Aircraft,...

2009-02-23 14:34:00

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services and the Mubadala Development Company today announced the signing of a Heads of Agreement (HOA) to form a joint venture that will establish an aviation military Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) Center serving the United Emirates Armed Forces and other military aircraft throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Mubadala is a leading business development and investment company headquartered in Abu...

2009-02-22 16:30:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Fresh off the inaugural flight of the S-76D(TM) helicopter on Feb. 7, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today celebrated its success in achieving first flights on eight distinct helicopter programs over the course of 15 months -- with seven of those first flights occurring within a seven-month period -- and focused on moving its innovative programs forward in 2009. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). (Logo:...

2008-12-08 08:00:00

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of an $840 million contract with the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) to provide technical, logistical, and engineering expertise through Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Best Practices to the Corpus Christi Army Depot (CCAD). The contract renews a five-year agreement initially signed in December 2002. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is Sikorsky Aircraft's aftermarket...

2008-09-02 09:00:21

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- SprayCool(R), a recognized leader in the development of advanced thermal management and environmental isolation products for the military, announced today that one of its electronics enclosures successfully completed its flight test program in brown-out conditions as part of Sierra Nevada Corporation's Helicopter Autonomous Landing System (HALS). The SprayCool liquid-cooled enclosure, mounted on the front of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, is...

2006-05-26 17:40:54

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Defense Department said Friday it had cleared an upgrade of United Technologies Corp.'s UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, launching a process experts have said could be worth billions of dollars over time. The top weapons-buying panel authorized the Army to develop and test UH-60M helicopters using funds budgeted for fiscal 2007 and 2008, according to a Pentagon memorandum signed by Kenneth Krieg, the under secretary of defense for acquisition. The panel...

2006-01-08 09:35:00

BAGHDAD -- A U.S. UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in northern Iraq on Saturday night, killing all 12 aboard in one of the worst incidents of its kind since the war began in 2003, the U.S. military said on Sunday. Four crew and eight passengers were listed as being aboard, the military said in a statement, adding that the cause of the crash was under investigation. The helicopter went down in a sparsely populated area 12 km (7.5 miles) east of the town of Tal Afar shortly before midnight...


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