GE Begins Low-Rate Production Of King Stallion’s T408

As Sikorsky begins assembly of the first two operational CH-53Ks for the U.S. Marine Corps, GE Aviation has been awarded a $143 million contract for production of 22 more engines for the “King Stallion” heavy lifter. Each CH-53K is powered by three 7,500 shp-class T408-400s, jointly produced by GE...

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