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The contract builds on the success of the System Design and Development (SDD) contracts with Sikorsky dating back to 2006, which covered engine factory qualification testing and the delivery of 20 flight test engines to support the Technical Evaluation (Tech-Eval) phase of the CH-53K program.
Three 7,500 shaft horsepower class GE38-1B engines (designated T408-GE-400 by the
When compared to its predecessor - the T64 turboshaft engine that powers the SUPER STALLION aircraft - the 7500 shaft horsepower class GE38 will provide more than 57 percent more power, 18 percent better specific fuel consumption and 63 percent fewer parts. To date, GE has logged more than 4,300 hours of total factory testing, and expects to finish all testing by year end.
GE is part of an industry team led by
GE Supply Chain facilities in
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