GAO: Army found engineering design and development of Sikorsky FLRAA bid 'unacceptable'

By Dan Schere / April 13, 2023 at 4:26 PM
A newly released Government Accountability Office ruling denying a bid protest by Sikorsky of the Army's Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft states the government found the engineering design and development "unacceptable," due to a lack of detail in the proposal. The Army made its decision despite the price of Sikorsky's bid being $3.6 billion lower than its competitor. The Army awarded the FLRAA contract, worth more than $7 billion with all options, to Bell, owned by Textron, on Dec. 5. Service...

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