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Australian Seahawk replacement project clears white paper review

30th April 2009 - 08:00 GMT | by in Canberra


Key guidance on Australia’s project Air 9000 phase 8 plan for the replacement of its Sikorsky S-70B-2 Seahawk helicopters will be unveiled next week as part of a new national defence white paper, with senior military officials confirming the document will provide guidance on the requirement.

The head of the Australian Department of Defence’s capability group, VADM Matt Tripovich, says that the Seahawk replacement project has cleared the white paper review process but is still to receive initial government approvals – what the Australian acquisition system refers to as ‘first pass”.

“A project will replace the Seahawk helicopter called AIR

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