The U.S. Air Force is reviewing its plans for combat search and rescue (CSAR), to determine whether current fleet-sizing assumptions for the HH-60G and replacement Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) still reflect operational needs. The baseline demand for the service has been for 148 rotorcraft, with a recognition that available funding only allows for 112 to be operated. An update of the core function master plan, due for completion in the fall, could alter that figure as the service ...

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