U.S. OKs Israeli CH-53K King Stallion Buy

Credit: USMC
The U.S. State Department has approved Israeli plans to purchase the CH-53K King Stallion. Tel Aviv selected the Sikorsky heavy-lift helicopter over Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook in February to replace the country’s CH-53D Yasur fleet. The U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said Israel will...
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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