Sikorsky Pentagon contract, $1.1 billion contract to build a dozen CH-53K.

Sikorsky Aircraft received a $1.1 billion contract to build a dozen CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the U.S. Marine Corps, with nearly half the work slated for its Stratford, Connecticut headquarters.

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The King Stallion is designed as a heavy-lift cargo and troop transport that can fly higher and farther than existing helicopters in the Department of Defense, and with far heavier cargoes.

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The Pentagon is awarding the money in stages to Sikorsky and parent Lockheed Martin, including $509 million for the current fiscal year and $617 million in the following year.

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