LaBarge Awarded $2.4 Million Black Hawk Contract

LaBarge Inc. awarded a $2.4 million contract from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. to continue producing wiring harnesses for the UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter.
The contract extends LaBarge’s production of wiring harnesses for the helicopter at the company’s Joplin facility through September 2011.
Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. LaBarge has manufactured wiring harnesses and electronic assemblies for the Black Hawk program since 2005. Earlier this month, the LaBarge announced a separate contract valued at $1.8 million to provide Sikorsky with electronic assemblies for the helicopter’s inlet barrier filtration system.
Designed and manufactured by Sikorsky, the Black Hawk is the U.S. Army’s primary utility tactical transport helicopter.



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