Army Announces $1.3 Billion in Helicopter Purchases from Sikorsky

The Department of Defense has announced that the Department of the Army has issued two contract modifications to Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., of Stratford, Connecticut.

The first modification, valued at $771,957,753, is for 41 UH-60M helicopters, 24 HH-60M helicopters, and associated support functions.

The other modification, valued at $535,336,328, provides funding for the Navy’s fourth program year for 8MH-60S helicopters and 29 MH-60R helicopters. This modification also funds associated sustaining engineering, program management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications, other integrated logistics support.

For more information, see the DoD release.

About William Van Huis

Bill Van Huis is a Senior Writer/Analyst for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business who tracks and analyzes new regulations impacting federal government contracting. He also follows court decisions involving bid protests and contract disputes. You can find his work in WK publications like Government Contract Reports and the FAR and DFARS Matrix Tools. Bill is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager, and he has a law degree from Southern Illinois University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining WK, Bill worked both inside and outside state and local government in the areas of procurement and municipal finance. Bill also worked as a staff attorney for the Illinois Supreme Court.
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