Sikorsky plans to deliver at least six operationally capable CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopters by June 2015 to allow Canada to begin replacing its aging CH-124 Sea Kings, under amended contracts signed after lengthy renegotiations on the much-delayed program. The manufacturer has agreed to deliver Cyclones in Block 1 configuration within a year and begin deliveries of fully capable Block helicopters by June 2018. “We hope to beat that,” Sikorsky President Mick Maurer says. When ...

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