State Senator Kevin Kelly (R-Stratford) and Senate Republican President Pro Tempore Len Fasano (R-North Haven) released the following statements regarding the announcement that the United States Department of Defense has approved Sikorsky to produce 200 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters for the United States Marine Corps.
“The Pentagon has given the green light to Sikorsky to produce 200 state-of-the-art helicopters,” said Sen. Kelly. “This is exactly why I voted to keep Sikorsky jobs in our state. The best helicopters in the world are made right here – nobody else does it better. This news is an acknowledgment of the quality and talented workforce we have and I believe that this is a step forward in an effort to bring back a business climate which welcomes jobs, economic growth and opportunity.”