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Sikorsky, Terma plan expanded relationship

May 8, 2012 at 1:22 PM   |   Comments

STRATFORD, Conn., May 8 (UPI) -- U.S. helicopter manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft and Terma of Denmark, an electronics manufacturer, intend to broaden their collaboration on aircraft projects.

A new memorandum of understanding has been signed for the collaboration in international markets, but it is conditional. It, as an original 2010 MOU, depends on the Danish government's decision on whether to acquire Sikorsky's MH-60R SEAHAWK helicopter.

Those helicopters would be obtained through the U.S. Foreign Military Sale program.

"Both of our companies are customer and innovation focused, which creates a solid foundation for collaboration," said Sikorsky Vice President Robert Kokorda. "The MH-60R helicopter has proven to be a strong and reliable asset for the U.S. Navy, which currently operates more than 100 of an expected 300 aircraft purchase.

"Other opportunities where we see strong potential for collaboration, include composites and electrical component manufacturing, as well as the use of Terma's survivability equipment on a number of our aircraft platforms, including Black Hawk helicopters."

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