Rockwell Collins in the Town of Union has been selected by Sikorsky Aircraft to design simulators for the new VH-92 Marine helicopter that will carry the Commander in Chief.
Lockheed Martin in Owego has already been announced as the designer and producer of all of the chopper's on-board electronic control systems.
Site Manager Bob Wuestner says the simulators will be made at Rockwell's Choconut Center facility.
"It's a huge accomplishment for this operation, for this location. To be able to work directly with Sikorsky Aircraft and Lockheed Martin is going to be a huge benefit to this region and area," said Wuestner.
Wuestner says the Rockwell plant's close proximity to Lockheed's facility in Owego will make collaborating on the project easier.
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