Germany Looking To FMS To Restart Heavy Helicopter Tender

Sikorsky and Rheinmettal are proposing the CH-53K.
Credit: Rheinmettal
Germany is restarting its heavy transport helicopter (STH) program and looking to solicit bids for competing platforms through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales process. Progress of the relaunched program was revealed in a joint press release by Rheinmetall Defense and Sikorsky. The companies...
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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