Sikorsky S-92 Chosen As The Next US Presidential Helicopter

Posted: May 8 2014, 12:03pm CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

Sikorsky S-92 chosen as the next US Presidential helicopter
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It has won the US Navy’s Presidential Helicopters Replacement Program (VXX) and was the sole bidder for this program

Congratulations to the Sikorsky VH-92 which has been appointed as the next US Presidential helicopter. The helicopter has had the honor of winning the US Navy’s Presidential Helicopters Replacement Program (VXX) and was the sole bidder for this program.

Sikorsky S-92 has also been awarded with a US$1.24bn (A$1.32bn) engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract for which it will have to deliver two VH-92 development aircraft in 2018, and four operational evaluation aircraft. The contract says that it will integrate “mature mission systems into an existing in-production aircraft in order to minimize the cost of developing and testing a new design,” so that the previous failed effort VH-X could not be repeated.

“We are honored by this news and the vote of confidence in the Sikorsky team and the proven S-92 platform,” Sikorsky president Mick Maurer said in a statement. “For 57 years, our company has been trusted with the critical responsibility of building and supporting a safe and reliable helicopter fleet for the President of the United States.”

source: australianaviation

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