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Sikorsky retains Canada Cyclone contract

7th January 2014 - 15:20 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


The Canadian government has opted to retain Sikorsky as the contractor for its troubled CH-148 Cyclone maritime helicopter project (MHP), it has been revealed. 

On 3 January, the Government of Canada and Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation announced an agreement to continue the multi-billion dollar maritime helicopter project under revised terms, after an independent enquiry determined this would be the most cost-effective way forward.  

Hitachi Consulting, the third party entity hired by Ottawa to assess the viability of Sikorsky CH-148s for the MHP, determined the programme could continue with a ‘different project structure and governance model’.

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Jonathan Tringham


Jonathan Tringham

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

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