Air Force to accelerate procurement of HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters

By Sara Sirota  
February 12, 2020 at 11:46 AM
The Air Force is investing $1.6 billion more than expected in its HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter acquisition program over the next four years to buy the Sikorsky-built aircraft on a faster schedule, according to the service’s latest budget documents. The Air Force now plans to finish purchasing the HH-60Ws in 2024 rather than 2026 as was the previous strategy. The CRH program, which entered low-rate initial production last September, is intended to replace the aging HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters. "By...

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