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GKN Aerospace and Sikorsky extend contract on Black Hawk helicopters

Source: GKN Aerospace press release

GKN Aerospace has announced that it has signed an extension to a long-term agreement with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company to supply composite structure components for the H-60 Black Hawk helicopter.

GKN Aerospace is a supplier for structural components and has a long history of supporting the Sikorsky helicopter. The composite components are manufactured at the GKN Aerospace facilities in Tallassee, Alabama.

“The Black Hawk is an iconic helicopter and the mainstay of multiple military and rescue services around the world. I am extremely proud of our team’s effort. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Sikorsky on the Black Hawk and other vital aircraft.” said Shawn Black, GKN Aerospace President of Defense.

GKN Aerospace is also the supplier of advanced rotorcraft blades for multiple variants of the Black Hawk helicopter including the HH-60W, UH-60M and the S-70.

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