2017 to present

US Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion

The USMC intends to order 200 CH-53K production aircraft (including the four SDTA aircraft) to stand up 8 active duty, 1 reserve and 1 training squadron to replace the CH-53 Super Stallion

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CH-53K Passed Defense Acquisition Board, 04-Apr-17 : The CH-53K King Stallion successfully passed its Defense Acquisition Board (DAB) review and achieved a Milestone C decision that enables low rate initial production funding

CH-53K Initial Operational Testing by USMC, 20-Oct-16 : U.S. Marines completes its two-week initial operational test period, called OT-B1, with the new CH-53K King Stallion helicopter at Sikorsky’s Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida

CH-53K Helicopter: Chronicles from the Cockpit, 26-May-16 : Pilots from Sikorsky and the USMC explain how the CH-53K King Stallion feels during flight

Marine Corps Pilot Flies New CH-53K King Stallion, 21-Dec-15 : Lt Col Jonathan Morel became the first U.S. Marine to fly the new CH-53K helicopter at Sikorsky s Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida.

CH-53K Achieves First Flight, 27-Oct-15 : U.S. Marine Corps new heavy lift helicopter CH-53K King Stallion prototype, known as Engineering Development Model EDM-1 completed successful first flight


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