Ch-53K On the Way (2)

10/27/2017:The CH-53K King Stallion lands after a test flight in West Palm Beach, Fla. on March 22, 2017. Lockheed Martin announced the CH-53K King Stallion passed its Defense Acquisition Board assessment that approved for the aircraft to begin low-rate initial production on April 4, 2017. The CH-53K will be considered…

USS America Flight Ops at Sea

09/10/2017: The newest LHA is currently at sea. In this video we see the Harriers launching from the ship. The ship is designed to carry F-35Bs, Ospreys and CH-53Ks, the 21st century USN-USMC amphibious assault force. 09.07.2017 Navy Media Content Services We have focused on the importance of the new class of…

Lt. General Davis Visits CH-53K

06/06/2017: General Jon M. Davis, Deputy Commandant of Aviation, conducts an interview during a visit to Sikorsky, the future production site of the new CH-53K King Stallion, in Stratford, Conn. May 3, 2017. UNITED STATES:05.03.2017 Video by Lance Cpl. Molly Hampton:Headquarters Marine Corps

Marine Col. George Rowell on the F-35B at the Farnbourgh Airshow

12/15/2016: Marine Col. George Rowell, the CO of VMX-1 at the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 (FIA16) discusses the visit to the Farnbourgh Airshow this past summer. VMX-1 is working the con ops of integrating the F-35B with the Osprey and the CH-53K for the MAGTF and we did interviews with VMX-1…

The CH-53K: A Logistical Force Multiplier

Adding a Core USMC Capability: The CH-53K As A Logistical Force Multiplier An Interview with Major Jeff “Kingpin” Davis [caption id="attachment_12160" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Major Jeff "Kingpin" Davis (Credit photo: SLD, September 2010)"][/caption] 10/16/2010 - The Afghan war and the Iraqi operations have been tough on the rotorcraft supporting US forces. …

Vertical Lift Industry:Shaping a Way Ahead on R&D

The Administration Proposes a New Model for the Vertical Lift Industry: Shaping a Way Ahead on Research and Development On October 27, 2009, a vertical lift aviation industry day was held by DOD to try to set in motion a new approach to the industry . The approach was legitimized…