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Cabin Interiors to be Upgraded on 5 Sikorsky VH-3D Sea King
Five Marine One VH-3D will receive new cabin interior kits to reduce the total gross weight of the aircraft and allow for greater lift capability
Defense.gov, September 25, 2015 - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $16,378,859 delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0004) for five cabin interior kits, updates to the validation kits install and tooling in support of the VH-3D cabin interior and environmental control system redesign program to reduce the total gross weight of the aircraft and allow for greater lift capability.
Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut (90 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018.
Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $16,378,859 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (Awarded Sept. 24, 2015)
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