GE Aviation receives $111M for turboshaft engines in support of CH-53K initial production

GE Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric and is based in Ohio, was awarded a $111 million contract modification in support of the production of the new heavy-lift helicopter from Sikorsky for the United States Marine Corps. The deal, which was a modification to a previous contract, covers procure of 20 T408-GE-400 turboshaft engines, peculiar support equipment, […]

U.S. Marines conduct fast-rope training in Japan

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, currently attached to 3d Marine Division as a part of the Unit Deployment Program, conducted fast-rope and rappel training from a CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopters aboard Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan. Last week, marines going through the course learned the skill required to fast-rope and methods of […]