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$ 542 mn granted for six new Presidential helicopters
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$ 542 mn granted for six new Presidential helicopters

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Washington, June 11: US contractor Sikorsky Aircraft on Tuesday was granted more than a half billion dollars to manufacture six new Presidential helicopters.

"Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, a Lockheed Martin Co., is awarded $542,023,016 for the procurement of six Low Rate Initial Production Lot 1 Presidential Helicopters", US Defence Department said in a statement.

The contract includes system parts replenishment, support equipment, and spares, the release added. The work is expected to be completed by April 2022. (UNI)