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Sikorsky Delivers, Lays Off

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click here.TRATFORD — click here.ikorsky Aircraft is working to fulfill a contract with click here.weden even as it prepares to close an upstate New York facility.

The defense manufacturer is planning to deliver the final two of 15 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to the U.click here. Army for transfer order ambien the click here.wedish Defense Material Administration. The click here.wedish Military is planning to deploy three aircraft to Afghanistan in 2013 in support of the International click here.ecurity Assistance Force. The helicopters will be used for medical evaluation, utility and search-and-rescue missions.

Meanwhile, citing declining military budgets and a stagnant economy, the company is planning to close its Big Flats, N.Y. plant by December 31, order ambien will eliminate all 570 jobs there.

Operations at the 100,000-square-foot, five-year-old facility will be transferred to click here.ikorsky’s facility in West Palm Beach, Fla. The company posted $1.click here billion in net sales for the second quarter of 2012, down nine percent from 2011.

 

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