Press Releases

  • Maritime Helicopter Support Company Breaks Ground on Navy’s MH-60R Helicopter Maintenance Facilities

    NOWRA, New South Wales, Australia, 26 March, 2014 – The Maritime Helicopter Support Company (MHSCo) — a Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin joint venture company — today broke ground to build the maintenance and warehouse facilities that will provide Through Life Support logistics services for the Royal Australian Navy’s new fleet of 24 MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopters. ...

  • Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy Strengthen International Alliance with Helicopter Acceptance

    OWEGO, N.Y., Dec. 10, 2013 – The Royal Australian Navy accepted the first two MH-60R helicopters from the U.S. Navy in a ceremony today at the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego, N.Y. “The advanced anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare capabilities of the MH-60 Romeo are a game-changer in shifting the advantage from the submarine to ...

  • Lockheed Martin Completes 400th MH-60 Digital Cockpit for Installation on First Australian Romeo Helicopter

    AVALON, Australia, Feb. 25, 2013 — Lockheed Martin has completed the 400th Common Cockpit™ avionics suite for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk helicopter program. The digital cockpit will be installed aboard the first of 24 MH-60R (Romeo) anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare helicopters to be acquired by the Royal Australian Navy via the U.S. Government’s Foreign ...

  • Denmark Selects U.S. Navy’s MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 – The U.S. Navy announced today that the Danish government signed an official letter of offer and acceptance formalizing its intent to buy nine MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters and comprehensive logistics support for its Maritime Helicopter Replacement Program. Valued at US $686 million (Kr 4 billion), the aircraft will be procured via the ...

  • Australia Selects U.S. Navy’s MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter for Air 9000 Phase 8 Program

    WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 – 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 ...

  • Sikorsky Aircraft Achieves 300 MH-60 SEAHAWK® Helicopter Production Milestone for U.S. Navy

    STRATFORD, Conn., April 28, 2011 – Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and the U.S. Navy today celebrated the production of 100 MH-60R and 200 MH-60S SEAHAWK®  multi-mission helicopters for the U.S. Navy. MH-60 helicopters perform an important role protecting the fleet and its sailors, and performing a host of multi-mission operations,” ...

  • Lockheed Martin Solicits for Australian Industry Partnership on MH-60R Helicopter

    Canberra, Australia, Feb. 25, 2011 – Lockheed Martin Corporation is expanding its base of potential suppliers for the MH-60R helicopter in Australia, issuing a request for information from potential suppliers of critical pieces of aircraft hardware. Under the auspices of a recently signed Global Supply Chain (GSC) Deed, Lockheed Martin will establish long-term partnerships ...

  • Lockheed Martin Delivers 300th Common Cockpit to the U.S. Navy

    Owego, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2011 – Lockheed Martin has successfully delivered the 300th Common Cockpit, the nerve center for every multi-mission helicopter in the U.S. Navy fleet, aboard an MH-60S. “The Common Cockpit underwent one of the most demanding certification processes at NAVAIR, and is now the standard by which all cockpits are judged,” said ...

  • CAE-built full-motion MH-60R tactical operational flight trainer enters service for United States Navy

    Tampa, Fla., USA, February 1, 2011 – (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE USA today announced that the first full-motion MH-60R tactical operational flight trainer (TOFT) built by the company for the United States Navy has been declared ready-for-training and entered service at Naval Station Mayport near Jacksonville, Florida. The MH-60R TOFT includes both an operational ...

  • CAE USA awarded US$44 million contract to design and manufacture additional MH-60R helicopter simulators

    Tampa, Fla., USA, January 26, 2011 – (NYSE: CAE; TSX: CAE) – CAE USA has been awarded a contract valued at approximately US$44 million to design and manufacture two MH-60R tactical operational flight trainers (TOFTs) for the United States Navy. The first simulator will be a fixed-based MH-60R TOFT delivered to Naval Station (NS) Mayport near ...