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Sikorsky Issues Statement on Presidential Helicopter Program

May 03, 2013

  STRATFORD, Connecticut - Following the U.S. Navy’s release today of the final Request for Proposals for The Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VXX), Sikorsky Aircraft issued the following statement:

The men and women of Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin are ready to offer Sikorsky’s proven S-92® helicopter in response to the U.S. Navy’s formal Request for Proposals to build the next Marine One helicopter fleet.

Sikorsky brings unmatched experience having flown every commander in chief since President Eisenhower. When combined with Lockheed Martin’s systems integration expertise, our team provides unparalleled knowledge of Presidential helicopter transport.

The S-92 helicopter has industry-leading, fail-safe structural design certified to the most stringent FAA safety standards. Operators throughout the world trust the S-92 helicopter to perform head of state transport, offshore oil crew transport, search and rescue and paramilitary missions in the most demanding environments.

We are honored to compete for the contract to deliver an affordable, safe, secure and reliable helicopter system for the Office of the President.

Sikorsky media contacts: 
Frans Jurgens
Phone: 203-386-6443
Mobile: 203-615-8293 

Paul Jackson
Phone: 203-386-7143


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