Lockheed Lands Contract for Presidential Helicopter
5/7/2014 (Updated 7:45:49 PM)Lockheed Martin in Owego, along with Sikorski Aircraft, will receive a $1.26 billion contract to build a new fleet of Marine One presidential helicopters...
This announcement made late Wednesday afternoon by New York senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand.
The contract is expected to create or sustain about 200 jobs at the Owego facility.
The aircraft will be manufactured by Sikorsky in Connecticut, with subsequent work on systems integration, and mission equipment and electronics installation performed at the Lockheed Martin facility in Owego.
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