Lockheed wins $3.8 billion Black Hawk helicopter contract: Pentagon

U.S. army soldiers get ready to land from Black Hawk helicopter during Suwalki gap defence exercise in Mikyciai

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Lockheed Martin Corp’s Sikorsky Aircraft Corp subsidiary was awarded a U.S. Army contract worth $3.8 billion for Black Hawk helicopters for sale to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday.

The contract for a multi-year production effort includes associated services for program system management, engineering, technical data and publications, the Pentagon said in a statement.

(Reporting by Mike Stone; Writing by Eric Walsh; Editing by Sandra Maler)