Sikorsky delivered the third Low-Rate Initial Production (seventh overall) CH-53K helicopter ahead of contract schedule to the U.S. Marine Corps.
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05 Feb 2022
The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin to build nine additional CH-53K helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps.
05 Dec 2021
The USMC conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore operations aboard CH-53K King Stallions over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 19-21.
29 Jun 2020
The CH-53K King Stallion completed a two-week period of sea trials in the Atlantic earlier this month. This was the first opportunity to see the aircraft working in a modern naval environment.
14 Apr 2020
The CH-53K King Stallion aced an air-to-air refueling test this week, successfully demonstrating long-range logistics support capabilities for the U.S. Marine Corps. The 4.5 hour test was accomplished over the Chesapeake Bay with a KC-130J aerial refueling (AR) tanker.
20 May 2019
Sikorsky will build 12 production CH-53K King Stallion helicopters under a new $1.13 billion contract from the U.S. Navy. These advanced helicopters are part of the 200 program of record aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps.