Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft wins Marine One contract

Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft is celebrating a new contract. They won a Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One helicopters.

The firm won a Navy contract to replace

The firm won a Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One helicopters it built nearly 40 years ago.

STRATFORD - Stratford-based Sikorsky Aircraft is celebrating a new contract.

They won a Navy contract to replace the president's aged fleet of Marine One helicopters.

Sikorsky built the current fleet about 40 years ago.

The U.S. Department of Defense says the $1.24 billion contract includes six test aircrafts with the first to be delivered by 2020. 

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