Judge pauses HH-60W CRH upgrade contract award, siding with SNC protest

By Briana Reilly / July 19, 2021 at 5:03 PM
A federal judge has barred the Air Force from moving forward with awarding Sikorsky a $980 million sole-source contract for rolling upgrades to the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, arguing the service failed to justify the length and timing of the planned deal. Largely siding with plaintiff Sierra Nevada Corp., which alleged the service did not adhere to competition rules when announcing its intent to award Sikorsky an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims found the length...

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