The U.S. Army has awardedÂ Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT)Â Sikorsky AircraftÂ subsidiaryÂ two contract modifications worth a combined $187.1 million to provideÂ UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters toÂ Taiwan and Tunisia under foreign military sales agreements.
One modification has a potential $148.7 million value and calls for SikorskyÂ to makeÂ six configuredÂ UH-60Ms forÂ Taiwan’s air force, the Defense Department said Wednesday.
Sikorsky will perform work inÂ Stratford, Connecticut, through Dec. 31, 2021.
Under the second modification, worth up toÂ $38.4 million, the helicopter manufacturing company will deliverÂ four modified UH-60Ms to Tunisia’s defenseÂ ministry, according to DoD.
That work will occur in Palm Beach, Florida and is scheduled to finish April 30, 2020.
The Army Contracting Command has obligated $14.9 million forÂ the TaiwanÂ modificationÂ and $3.8 million for the TunisiaÂ modification.
Black HawkÂ multimission helicopters are builtÂ to integrate withÂ the U.S. Army‘s Future Combat Systems and automated aircraft health monitoring system to supportÂ vertical lifts in extreme environments.