Phoenix Heli-Flight takes delivery.
Defence contractor plans to add the helicopter manufacturer to its mission systems and training unit.
Changes come less than a month after company announces possible spin off of the helicopter manufacturer.
Company said spinning off Sikorsky could allow it to focus on high-technology systems and services.
Helicopters are expected to be delivered in 2015 and will be performing limited operational missions from warships in 2016, defence official says.
United Technologies Corp. subsidiary will supply 21 aircraft by 2023.
Decade-long program has delivered only four helicopters that National Defence refused to accept.
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