STRATFORD - Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft celebrated a big milestone today.

Gov. Dannel Malloy joined other local leaders and Sikorsky employees at the plant for a ceremony commemorating the company's 1,000th delivery of a Black Hawk helicopter to the U.S. Army.

"It's a great day for us to celebrate and appreciate the contributions of Sikorsky and the men and women who work here," says Malloy.