WASHINGTON -- The president of the United States will get a new ride with the introduction of the new Marine One.
Marines will use the Marine One helicopter to carry the president. Aircraft manufacturer, Sikorsky, won a $1.2 billion contract to build the fleet, according to Flight Global.
The contract includes the production of 21 helicopters, which are expected to be ready by 2023.
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