Albany picked to produce CH-53K Aft Transition assembly

Albany picked to produce CH-53K Aft Transition assembly


Albany International Corp. (NYSE: AIN) announced today that its subsidiary Albany Engineered Composites (AEC) has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft to produce the complete CH-53K Aft Transition assembly in a competitively bid 10-year long term agreement (LTA) covering Lots 7 through 14. Long-lead funding is already underway to support the schedule and the contract is expected to be finalized in the first quarter of 2022 with first deliveries in 2023.

“We are tremendously excited and honored to be adding this significant additional content to our current production of Sponsons and Tail Rotor Pylon assemblies for the world’s preeminent next generation heavy lift helicopter,” said Greg Harwell, AEC President. “This agreement signifies the successful and growing relationship between Sikorsky and Albany.”

AEC designs and manufactures advanced engineered composite components for engine and airframe applications for commercial and military aircraft, missiles and unmanned vehicles, and for renewable energy creation and distribution. AEC’s specialty composite solutions enable current and next-generation aircraft to perform better while being more fuel-efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly.

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