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I/ITSEC 2019: US Navy trainer helicopter award schedule slips

28th November 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The US Navy’s (USN) TH-73A trainer helicopter contract award is to be delayed by at least a month as the US Government continues to function under Continuing Resolution (CR) legislation - preventing FY2020 new start programmes from commencing.

An original date of November 2019 had been planned for industry competitors to receive a $900 million contract for 130 new naval trainers to replace the legacy Bell TH-57 Sea Ranger fleet, but until an approved appropriations act for FY2020 has been signed into law, no such developments will take place.

A second Continuing Resolution currently lasts until December 21 which could

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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