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GE sends first T408 to Navy

GE's new contract calls for T408 engines for 27 Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion helicopters. (Courtesy of the U.S. Navy)
LYNN — General Electric Co. received a $143 million contract from the US Naval Air Systems Command  (NAVAIR) for the production of engines that will power the U.S. Marine Corps’ heavy-lift helicopters. GE Aviation delivered its first production T408 engine for the helicopters to NAVAIR last month. GE held a ceremony Friday in the city…

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