EDGEWOOD, NY - CPI Aerostructures Inc. announces that it has received a purchase order from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. valued at approximately $680,000 for the S-70B SEAHAWK helicopter. CPI Aero will be providing Penguin Missile Launcher assemblies. Delivery of these parts will begin in early 2011. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.
The S-70B SEAHAWK weapon system provides international navies with a modern, battle-proven, in-use, low-risk Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) / Anti Surface Warfare (ASuW) mission solution. The weapons management system has a flexible open architecture capable of integrating indigenous weapons and mission equipment.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., based in Stratford, CT., is a world leader in helicopter design, manufacturing, and service. United Technologies Corp., based in Hartford, CT., provides a broad range of high-technology products and support services to the aerospace and building systems industries.
CPI Aero is engaged in the contract production of structural and other aircraft parts for leading prime defense contractors, the U.S. Air Force, and other branches of the armed forces. In conjunction with its assembly operations, CPI Aero provides engineering, technical and program management services. Among the key programs that CPI Aero supplies are the E-2D Hawkeye surveillance aircraft, the UH-60 BLACK HAWK helicopter, the S-92 helicopter, the MH-60S mine countermeasure helicopter, the Gulfstream G650, C-5A Galaxy cargo jet, the T-38 Talon jet trainer, the A-10 Thunderbolt attack jet, and the E-3 Sentry AWACS jet. CPI Aero is included in the Russell Microcap Index.