Sikorsky extends Kaman Aerospace cockpit deal for the HH-60W helicopter | CompositesWorld

2022-03-12 05:59:41 By : Ms. Coco Tian

Kaman’s work will include final assembly of the cockpits, detail metal part manufacturing and procurement of composite parts, in addition to other associated components.

Kaman Aerospace Group Inc. (Bloomfield, Conn., U.S.), a subsidiary of Kaman Corp., announced that its Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville Division located in Jacksonville, Florida (Kaman) has received a follow-on award from Sikorsky Aircraft (Stratford, Conn., U.S.), a Lockheed Martin (Bethesda, Md., U.S.) company, for the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) cockpit. This award secures deliveries of the HH-60W cockpit from 2022 through 2025.

Kaman’s existing workforce of highly skilled engineers, technicians, assemblers and support personnel in Jacksonville, Florida, will support the activity. “Kaman is excited to continue to support this U.S. Air Force Program,” says William Zmyndak, vice president/general manager of Kaman Aerospace Jacksonville. “Kaman is committed to delivering a quality product to the CRH program and appreciates the opportunity to sustain a strong supplier relationship with Sikorsky.”

The work has included final assembly of the cockpits as well as detail metal part manufacturing, and procurement of wiring harnesses, composite parts, hardware, flight control mechanisms and other H-60 cockpit associated parts. Kaman has been providing H-60 cockpits since 2004.

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