Bell wins competition to make Black Hawk replacement

By Evan Ochsner, Dan Schere / December 5, 2022 at 6:06 PM
Bell has won a contract to produce the Army's new assault helicopter, the service announced Monday, bringing an end to a closely watched competition for one of the service's top modernization priorities. The Army said the initial award was for $232 million but the total contract for Bell, which is owned by Textron, could be worth as much as $1.3 billion. Maj. Gen. Robert Barrie, the Army’s program executive officer for aviation, said during a media roundtable at the Pentagon...

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