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)