Yearly Archives: 2008

New GENTEX Helmet Designed for Sikorsky’s X2 TECHNOLOGY Demonstrator

October 22, 2008

STRATFORD, Conn., Oct. 22, 2008 – The historic first flight of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.’s X2 TECHNOLOGY™ Demonstrator featured the use of a helmet crafted by GENTEX especially for the X2 Demonstrator. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX). GENTEX developed four helmets, unique to the X2 TECHNOLOGY program. They were specifically designed using…

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Aegisound and Lockheed Martin Receive Mentor-Protégé Award from US Navy

September 4, 2008

Blacksburg, VA – September 4, 2008 – An industry Mentor-Protégé agreement between Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and Aegisound LLC of Blacksburg, Va., was awarded recently.  Aegisound will benefit from Lockheed’s training and mentoring over the next three years, to become a key supplier of hearing protection and communications equipment for the F-35 and US Navy…

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Gentex Awarded $95 Million Modular Aircrew Common Helmet Contract

January 18, 2008

CARBONDALE, PA (January 18, 2008) – The U.S. Air Force has awarded Gentex Corporation of Simpson, PA an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $95,481,268 for the design, development and production of the Modular Aircrew Common Helmet (MACH). The MACH helmet system is a two part concept consisting of an inner “Life Support Module” (LSM) and…

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