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Army Council to Review Bell, Sikorsky FARA Design Iterations; Maj. Gen. Wally Rugen Quoted

FARA Concepts

Maj. Gen. Wally Rugen, director of the U.S. Army Future Vertical Lift Cross-Functional Team, said the branch's requirements oversight council is scheduled to review iterative designs of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft from Bell and Sikorsky next month. The two vendors are developing prototypes for the FARA competition as part of other transaction agreements awarded in March 2020.

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Sikorsky, Turkey Aim to Bolster Helicopter Exports with $3.5B Black Hawk Program; Mick Maurer Comments

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and the Turkish government have struck a $3.5 billion helicopter production deal that aims to strengthen Turkey’s multi-mission capabilities and aerospace export programs, Defense News reported Monday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes that Sikorsky will build utility helicopters with an industry team of Turkish contractors under the country’s …

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Lockheed Martin Declares CH-53K King Stallion Devices Ready For Training; Tom Gordon Quoted

Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has announced that its suite of training devices for the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter have been declared Ready for Training at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The CH-53K will enable Marines to safely complete longer-range missions in harsher environments compared to the current fleet of aircraft. 

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GSA Names Payman Sadegh as New CDO; Bob De Luca Quoted

GSA Transactional Data

Payman Sadegh has been appointed as chief data officer (CDO) with the General Services Administration (GSA). Sadegh will succeed Kris Rowley, the first appointed CDO, who left the agency for the private sector March 31 after serving a seven year tenure. In the interim, deputy chief information officer, Beth Killoran, served as acting CDO.

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Lockheed Martin Wins Contract to Deliver LUSV Study for US Navy; Joe DePietro, Richard McCreary Quoted

Joe DePietro

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $7 million contract to deliver a study for a proven, integrated and capable payload ship that will be able to patrol for extended durations, under the U.S. Navy’s Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) competition, Lockheed Martin reported on Thursday. 

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AAR Elects Robert Leduc to Board of Directors; John Holmes Quoted

Robert Leduc

AAR has elected Robert Leduc, retired president of Pratt & Whitney, to its Board of Directors, making him the 13th director to join the Board. "Bob brings significant industry and leadership experience as well as a deep knowledge of the aviation market from his time at United Technologies," said John Holmes, president and chief executive officer of AAR.

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Jolly Green II Helicopter Undergoes Joint Testing With Apache

Jolly Green II Helic

The U.S. Air Force's HH-60W Jolly Green II rescue helicopter has completed a joint flight test with the AH-64 Apache from Eglin Air Force Base, marking a new developmental milestone. Jolly Green II led the Apache, which came from Redstone Army Test Center in Alabama, during the test mission, USAF said Wednesday.

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