Sikorsky, October 27, 2008 - SHELTON, Connecticut - Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced the signing of more than $687,000 in contracts to provide the U.S. Coast Guard with support work of scheduled maintenance requirements for their HH-60J helicopters. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the worldwide aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
Sikorsky Aerospace Services' Overhaul and Repair facility will conduct the work outlined in two separate contracts as follows:
A contract for $486,368 to repair 18 HH-60J helicopter spindle assemblies
A contract for $200,851 to repair five main rotor blades and two tail rotor blades for HH-60J helicopters
"As part of Sikorsky Aerospace Services, the Overhaul and Repair team is focused on providing our customers with world-class support," said Joe Coleman, Director, Sikorsky Aerospace Services' Overhaul & Repair. "We look forward to continuing this successful relationship as we work to meet the customer requirements that keep the fleet ready for the important work that it does."
Sikorsky Aerospace Services, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation's aftermarket business, includes Derco Aerospace, Inc., Helicopter Support, Inc., Sikorsky Support Services, Inc., Composite Technology, Inc., and Sikorsky Aircraft Australia - Helitech, and offers complete aftermarket support solutions globally.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, Conn., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacture, and service. The company's long commitment to safety and innovation is reflected in its mission statement: "We pioneer flight solutions that bring people home everywhere...every timeTM." United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, Conn., provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.