Germany Restarts Heavy Helicopter Program

Credit: USMC
LONDON—Germany has restarted its heavy-lift helicopter (STH) competition after Berlin approved an uptick in funding for a series of procurement programs. Revised budgets have upped defense procurement spending to €43.2 billion ($49 billion) for 2019, an increase of €5.6 billion—or 12%—compared to...
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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