GKN Aerospace Press Release | July 19, 2022

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GKN Aerospace announced that it has signed an extension to a long-term agreement with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, to supply composite structural components for the H-60 ​​Black Hawk helicopter.

GKN Aerospace will continue to supply composite structural components for the H-60 ​​Black Hawk helicopter. Photo by Lockheed Martin

GKN Aerospace is a structural component supplier and long-time supporter of the Sikorsky helicopter. Composite components are manufactured at GKN Aerospace’s facilities in Tallassee, Alabama.

Shawn Black, Chairman of Defense, said, “The Black Hawk is an iconic helicopter and the mainstay of many military and rescue services around the world. I am extremely proud of the efforts of our team. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Sikorsky on the Black Hawk and other vital aircraft.

GKN Aerospace is also the supplier of advanced rotorcraft blades for several variants of the Black Hawk helicopter, including the HH-60W, UH-60M and S-70.

This press release was prepared and distributed by GKN Aerospace.

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