USMC receives first CH-53K heavy-lift helo

May 17, 2018 7:15 am janes.com
USMC receives first CH-53K heavy-lift helo

The US Marine Corps (USMC) has received the first of 200 Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopters that are set to arrive over the coming years. The milestone, which took place on 16 May, saw the corps accept the first helicopter to enter into the Supportability Test Plan (STP) that will be flown out of Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River in Jacksonville, North Carolina. This STP involves a…

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