Budget Concerns Prompt Halt To German Heavy-Lift Helo Tender

Credit: USMC
Citing budgetary concerns, Germany has canceled a long-running tender to find a replacement for its aging Sikorsky CH-53G Sea Stallion transport helicopters. Announcing the cancelation on Sept. 29, defense officials said the program was “unlikely to be realized within the allocated budget,” and as a...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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