Marine Corps CH-53K helicopter program set to begin IOT&E as other milestones loom

By Aidan Quigley / July 1, 2021 at 4:21 PM
The Marine Corps' CH-53K effort is slated to start initial operational test and evaluation later this summer as the program works to address some design issues discovered during developmental testing. Col. Jack Perrin, the CH-53K's program manager, said in an interview this week the Marine Corps is conducting its operational test readiness review today. The program is on track for an initial operational capability declaration in September, the same month delivery of the first low-rate initial production Lot 1 helicopter...

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