Turkey To Produce 109 Sikorsky Helicopters Under New Deal

Law360, Washington (March 5, 2014, 11:19 AM EST) -- Connecticut-based Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. signed deals with the Turkish government allowing the country's government contractors to produce 109 of its S-70 Black Hawk helicopters, the company said Tuesday.

Under the terms of the contract, Sikorsky will transfer some of its technology to Aselsan AS and Turkish Aerospace Industries Inc. so they can produce the 109 contracted helicopters and up to 600 total aircraft over 30 years. The overall program is expected to revitalize Turkey's military, police and forest service helicopter fleets.

"This program is unprecedented in...
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