The U.S. Air Force’s $15 billion combat, search and rescue replacement helicopter (CSAR-X) program may be saved from the Pentagon budget executioner’s blade because personnel recovery and CSAR operations were included as one of the service’s 12 “core functions,” according to government and industry sources familiar with the program and USAF CSAR operations. The Defense Department, the sources said, had targeted CSAR-X as one of the marked programs for possible cancellation for budgetary ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Prioritization Of CSAR Mission Could Save Troubled Helo".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.