Sikorsky completes VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced the successful completion of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program Preliminary Design Review (PDR), completion of the integration and performance testing of mission communications system (MCS) components, and Sikorsky’s acceptance of the second S-92A aircraft for the programme.
“Completing these three milestones on or ahead of schedule is a fantastic accomplishment. We are committed to executing this programme on time and within budget. These achievements keep this program moving forward,” said Spencer Elani, Sikorsky Program Director, VH-92A.
On May 7, 2014, the US Navy awarded a $1,24,46,77,064 fixedprice incentive engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) contract with production options to Sikorsky for 21 operational and two test aircraft.
Initial fielding is planned for 2020, with production concluding in 2023. Under the contract, Sikorsky will use its in-production S-92 aircraft and integrate government-defined mission systems and install an executive interior.