Sikorski and Lockheed Martin to Build Presidential Helicopters

05.08.14 | Sarah Harnisch

        Lockheed Martin in Owego and Sikorski Aircraft have won a 1.2 billion dollar contract to build a new fleet of presidential helicopters. Sikorski is building the choppers and Lockheed will be installing advanced communications systems. The contract will create 200 jobs for Lockheed in Owego. The company laid off 90 workers since last august.