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NAVAIR looks to future Seahawk replacement

26th April 2013 - 15:06 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London

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The US Navy is starting to look at replacement options for its MH-60 Seahawk helicopters, with fleet retirement expected to commence in 2028.

The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) issued a formal request for information (RfI) on 18 April to canvas industry feedback regarding ship-based, maritime helicopter key capabilities over the next 12 years.   

The RfI was issued in response to a request from the Director for Air Warfare (OPNAV N98) that NAVAIR Warfare Analysis and Integration Department (AIR-4.10) conduct a capabilities based assessment (CBA) of the Seahawk in the 2028 timeframe to ascertain possible performance shortfalls incurred

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Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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