Sikorsky: CH-53K production going smoothly despite pandemic

By Aidan Quigley / September 25, 2020 at 10:49 AM
Production for the CH-53K helicopter is progressing on schedule despite the COVID-19 pandemic, prime contractor Sikorsky says. Bill Falk, Sikorsky's program manager for the project, told Inside Defense Monday that despite a slowdown at the company's factory during the early months of the pandemic, the aircraft remains on schedule to meet its adjusted September 2021 low-rate initial production Lot 1 delivery date. While the pace of production fell at Sikorsky's Stratford, CT production facility due to absent employees during the...

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