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Sikorsky will build 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters as part of a $1.1 billion U.S. Navy contract and among 200 aircraft for the Marine Corps. The Stratford-based unit of defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. will begin deliveries in 2022 and also provide spare parts and logistical support.



In ‘happy ending’ for family, Marine’s Medal of Honor returns home to Minnesota

A Pennsylvania nonprofit dedicated to educating Americans about citizenship and community service has fulfilled a family’s wishes and shipped a Marine hero’s Medal of Honor home for display.


Lockheed's troubled helicopter 'on good path,' Pentagon's buyer says

Ellen Lord, the under secretary of defense for acquisition, said in a statement that she "has more confidence" in the program designated CH-53K and that she supported a $1.3 billion contract for 12 more production-model helicopters that was awarded on Friday.

Pilot being treated after Marine Corps Harrier crashes in North Carolina

A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier crashed Monday evening in Craven County, N.C., according to media reports citing Marine and Defense Department officials.


Sikorsky announces production of 12 CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters for the Marine Corps

Sikorsky Aircraft said it will begin deliveries of the 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters in 2022, and also provide spare parts and logistical support.


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