Sikorsky Begins Building Combat-Ready CH-53Ks

Credit: U.S. Marine Corps
The U.S. Marine Corps will receive its first two operational CH-53K King Stallion helicopters in 2020 following a $304 million contract award to Lockheed Martin. With a maximum design gross takeoff weight of 88,000 lb. (39,900 kg), the Sikorsky-built aircraft is the U.S.’s most powerful helicopter...

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