CH-53K Production Ramping Up With Eye On Future Vertical Lift

CH-53K helicopters in production at Sikorsky’s Stratford, Connecticut, facility.
Credit: Sikorsky
STRATFORD, Connecticut—Sikorsky is ramping up production of the U.S. Marine Corps’ new CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter as the program approaches a full-rate decision next year, and the company is touting the digital manufacturing used to build the aircraft in its bid for the U.S. Army’s next generation...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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