Sikorsky Receives $1.3B For 12 CH-53Ks

Credit: U.S. Marine Corps
The U.S. Marine Corps awarded a $1.3 billion contract for 12 Sikorsky CH-53K heavy-lift helicopters May 17 while the program still needs to flight test a remedy of a critical design flaw by the end of this year. The Pentagon has a history of purchasing production aircraft while working out kinks in...

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