Kaman signs multi-year manufacturing contract for H-60 cockpits
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Kaman Aerospace Corporation (Kaman), a subsidiary of Kaman Corp., and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, officials entered into a multi-year (MY) agreement to continue manufacturing H-60 cockpits. It outlines the pricing and conditions for the cockpits under the Department of Defense MY IX H-60 procurement authorization.
Under the terms of the agreement, Kaman will continue to manufacture UH-60M Black Hawk and HH-60M MEDEVAC model cockpits for Sikorsky at Kaman’s Jacksonville, Florida, facility. Kaman’s scope of work for the new agreement will continue to include 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.
In addition, for the new MY procurement, Kaman will be responsible for procuring and installing specified flight safety items. Since 2004 Kaman has delivered more than 1,200 new H-60 cockpits to Sikorsky.
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