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USAF set to award combat rescue helicopter contract

27th November 2013 - 12:41 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London

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Pending budget approval, the US Air Force (USAF) is set to award Sikorsky a contract for its Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) programme, it has been revealed.

In a statement released on 22 November, the USAF announced its intention to move forward with Sikorsky as the sole bidder for its CRH contract, providing sufficient funds are allocated in the 2014 defence budget.

‘In response to the CRH solicitation, the USAF received one proposal. That offer, from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, has provided an acceptable technical solution and the USAF intends to award a contract based upon budget availability,’ a USAF spokesman

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