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Agreement between Hexcel Corporation and Sikorsky June 27 2022

2022 Lucintel Composites Market Insights, June 27, 2022

Hexcel Corporation has been awarded a long-term agreement by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, to supply advanced composite structures for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter program. The award significantly expands Hexcel composite content on the aircraft.
Currently, Hexcel supplies carbon fiber prepregs, honeycomb and rotor blade components for the CH-53K. Under this new agreement, Hexcel also will supply composite structures for production of the cargo ramp and aft-kit components, with the first delivery of these parts expected to Sikorsky in 2023.
The composite structures will be made at Hexcel Kent (WA). The site is focused on manufacturing high-quality, high-rate complex aircraft structures. It is a leading provider of primary, secondary, and flight-critical composite structures for Commercial Aerospace and for Space & Defense programs such as rotorcraft applications.

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