The U.S. Marine Corps finally will receive an additional $79 million in fiscal 2019 research and development funding for the Sikorsky CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter program to continue testing. Congress provided the funds after lawmakers were convinced the program was making progress rectifying platform deficiencies, including a problem with the aircraft’s engines re-ingesting exhaust. The House Armed Services Committee granted the request of the above-threshold reprogramming (ATR) ...

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