The U.S. Government Accountability Office is questioning the methodology used by the U.S. Air Force in its decision to eschew competitive prototyping for its Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program, although the GAO acknowledges the decision may still be sound. The Air Force sought a waiver from competitive prototyping for the CRH program — formerly called the HH-60 Recapitalization — an effort to replace aging HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters in the wake of the 2009 cancellation of the ...


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