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    Sikorsky Aircraft Inks $3.7Bln Black Hawk Helicopter Deal With Saudi Arabia

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    The US Department of Defense announced that Sikorsky was awarded a more than $3.7-billion contract to manufacture Black Hawk helicopters for Saudi Arabia and provide engineering support services.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Sikorsky was awarded a more than $3.7-billion contract to manufacture Black Hawk helicopters for Saudi Arabia and provide engineering support services, the US Department of Defense announced in a press release.

    "Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $3,767,831,006 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia) contract for a Black Hawk multi-year production effort," the release said on Friday. "[The contract is] to include associated services for program system management, engineering, technical data and publications."


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