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Breeze-Eastern awarded Sikorsky CH-53K helicopter cargo winch program

Breeze-Eastern Corporation (AMEX:BZC) announced today that it has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation to provide the Internal Cargo Winch System for the next generation CH-53K Heavy Lift helicopter Sikorsky is developing for the United States Marine Corps. The initial contract requires the delivery of five units for the System Design and Development phase of the CH-53K helicopter for the USMC.

"Breeze-Eastern is proud to again be chosen by Sikorsky for such a significant program for our military," said Robert L.G. White, President and CEO of Breeze-Eastern. "Building on our expertise in the cargo winch market which has been demonstrated on the Internal Cargo Handling System for the Sikorsky S-92(R) helicopter and our retrofit for the USMC on the CH-53D helicopter with a dual winch system, Breeze-Eastern will continue this success by delivering a state of the art winch system to Sikorsky and the USMC."

Press release issued by Breeze-Eastern Corporation on September 2, 2008


 Contact details from our directory:
Breeze-Eastern Corporation Lifting Equipment, Hoists, Slings, Winches, Cargo Systems, Safety Equipment
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company Airframer


 Related aircraft programs:
Sikorsky CH-53


 Related directory sectors:
Cargo Systems

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