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US Air Force issues RfI for UH-1H life extension

20th April 2012 - 14:01 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London

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The US Air Force has issued a request for information (RfI) regarding the modernisation of its UH-1 helicopter fleet.

The RfI issued on 17 April by the Department of the Air Force and the Air Force's Global Strike Command said the air force is keen to 'potentially increase the UH-1s endurance, range, speed, all-weather capability, survivability and provide modernised communication and navigation system capabilities’.

The RfI stated that the UH-1 fleet is one of the most reliable platforms in the US Air Force inventory in terms of mission capable (MC) rates. The RfI states that the air force wants to

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Tony Osborne

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Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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