Connecticut lawmakers are supporting bid protest to FLRAA contract

By Dan Schere / January 6, 2023 at 1:24 PM
Connecticut's congressional delegation is throwing its support behind Sikorsky and Boeing's protest of the Future Long Range-Assault Aircraft contract, awarded to Textron's Bell last month. Sikorsky and Boeing’s DEFIANT X proposal was one of two competing finalists for the FLRAA contract, which will eventually replace the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters starting in 2030. The other finalist was Bell’s V-280 Valor, that latter of which uses a tiltrotor design. Sikorsky is based in Stratford, CT while Bell is based in Fort...

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