Curtiss-Wright to Provide Sikorsky with Air Data Computers and Windshield Anti-Ice Controllers
For use on UH-60M and other variants of the Black Hawk Helicopter
HELI-EXPO 2018 - Las Vegas, Nevada (Booth #C854) – February 27, 2018 -- Curtiss-Wright’s Defense Solutions division today announced that it was awarded a contract by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, to provide its Air Data Computer (ADC) and Windshield Anti-Ice Controller (WAIC) technology for use on multiple variants of the Black Hawk helicopter delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.
"We are very pleased to continue our ongoing support of Sikorsky’s UH-60M utility helicopters, and other Black Hawk variants, with our industry-leading air data computer and windshield anti-ice controller solutions,” said Lynn Bamford, Senior Vice President, and General Manager, Defense Solutions division. “We believe this follow-on to a multi-year contract indicates Sikorsky’s confidence in and satisfaction with our cost-effective advanced rotorcraft technologies.”
Curtiss-Wright is manufacturing the ADC products covered by this agreement at its facility in Bournemouth, UK. The WAIC products are manufactured at Curtiss-Wright’s Santa Clarita, Calif. facility. The products are being shipped to Sikorsky in Stratford, Conn.
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Director of Public Relations
John Wranovics has over thirty years of experience in managing media relations and the promotion of high technology products. He has been with Curtiss-Wright since 2003. He has a degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley.