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Monday, January 12, 2009

First VH-71 Enters Final Production

Lockheed Martin's production facility in Owego, N.Y. took delivery of the first AgustaWestland-built VH-71 presidential helicopter. Lockheed Martin will finish 28 of these twin-engine, medium-lift VH-71s at its N.Y. facility. Work there includes integration of mission systems, completion of the cabin interior and exterior paint before final flight testing. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor and systems integrator for the VH-71 program and AgustaWestland is responsible for design, production build, and basic support functions. For related news

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