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A press release by NAVAIR dated October 27, 2020 highlighted their recent contract signing with Sikorsky with regard to the CH-53K. NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md. A contract to build six CH-53K King Stallion helicopters was signed this week between the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and Sikorsky Aircraft, a Lockheed Martin Company. The Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot 4 contract, which was signed October 26, is for just over $550 million. The contract delivers the six aircraft in early 2024 as part of a 200-aircraft program of record for the U.S. Marine Corps. This contract award also includes funding for programmatic and engineering support and rate tooling. “This contract award is a testament to the government’s confidence in the CH-53K platform. This award shows that...