Geurts: Navy to award CH-53K LRIP contract for Lots 2 and 3 in ‘coming weeks’

April 10, 2019 at 9:21 PM
The Navy will award the next low-rate initial production contract for the Marine Corps’ new heavy lift helicopter in the “coming weeks,” according to the service’s acquisition chief. Navy Assistant Secretary for Research, Development and Acquisition Hondo Geurts told the Senate Armed Services seapower subcommittee today he plans to issue the contract after waiting to reformat the program to address its strategy. “So we’ve re-laid out the test program. We’ve redone our production contracts,” Geurts said in response to a...

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