Air Force defers MH-139 buy to '23, slows CRH procurement rate

By Courtney Albon / May 28, 2021 at 6:46 PM
The Air Force has deferred near-term procurement of the MH-139 Grey Wolf due to Federal Aviation Administration certification issues, officials confirmed today. The service’s fiscal year 2021 budget request projected it would buy eight Grey Wolf helicopters this year and a total of 54 through FY-25. However, Associate Deputy Assistant Air Force Secretary for Financial Management Carlos Rodgers told reporters today there is no procurement funding for the helicopter program in FY-22 because of the ongoing FAA certification process. “You...

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