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Heli-Expo 2013: Sikorsky reveals S97 price tag

6th March 2013 - 20:21 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Las Vegas


Sikorsky has placed a $15 million price tag on its S97 Raider, as it attempts to convince the US Army that the aircraft is a low-risk replacement for the Kiowa Warrior.

Speaking at the Heli-Expo exhibition in Las Vegas on 5 March, Sikorsky president Mick Maurer said as the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) programme has progressed, the company has increased in confidence that its X2 technology-based solution may be viable.

‘The Raider is the size that is needed for the Armed Aerial Scout. If you asked me a year ago, I would have given us a chance but kind of

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Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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