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The company will provide 400 sets for LAH service after 2020.
The tie-up with Roketsan could add precision attack capability through the addition of laser-guided rockets, missiles and bombs.
The companies will jointly provide technical support from RAF Marham.
The question of what will arm the UK’s new Apaches has yet to be confirmed
Contract calls for 811 pairs through 2034 valued at $2 billion.
Through an agreement with Northrup Grumman, Nordam will produce three new components made of composite materials.
P&W and Rolls-Royce will work together at RAF Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 can carry a large weapons load, combining internal and external stores.
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.