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CH-53K King Stallion
 
Latest update: September 2017

Company: Sikorsky a Lockheed Martin company (until November 5, 2015 Sikorsky)
 
Abbr.: Order and inventory status information: Abbr.: Order and inventory status information:
       
Order. No. of aircraft ordered. WFU No. of aircraft Withdrawn From Use.
Opt. No. of aircraft options. Sold No. of aircraft sold to another country.
Opp. No. of possible aircraft sales. Oth. D. No. of aircraft bought from another country.
Canc. No. of aircraft ordered cancelled. LS↓ No. of aircraft leased from another country.
Del. No. of aircraft delivered. LS ↑ No. of aircraft leased to another country.
On Or. No. of aircraft to be delivered. Act. No. of aircraft operational.
W/O No. of aircraft Written Off (crashed).    
       
Lease: When the no. of aircraft LS↓ and LS ↑ are equal the leased aircraft have been returned to the owner.

 
Order and production overview - aircraft totals
 
Country Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
USA 2         2             0
Total 2         2             0
 
Comment(s):

Lot 1 - LRIP 1: two CH-53Ks ordered 31.08.2017 and to be delivered by December 2021.
Lot 2 - LRIP 2: four CH-53Ks long lead funding contract awareded on 22.05.2017
 
Order and production overview - aircraft detailed
 
Country Aircraft Order. Opt. Opp. Canc. Del. On Or. W/O WFU Sold Oth.D. LS↓ LS ↑ Act.
USA CH-53K 7       3 4             3
  YCH-53K 4       4 0             4
Total   11       7 4             7
 
Comment(s):

11 CH-53Ks are build for the test and development phase:

05.04.2006: One Ground Test Vehicle (GTV) and four YCK-53K Engineering Development Models (EDM).
30.05.2013: Four System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA).
23.09.2016: Two Ground Test Vehicle (GTV), one static test article and one fatique test article.
 
 
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