Marine Corps stretches out CH-53K acquisition plan

By Aidan Quigley / November 24, 2020 at 11:03 AM
The Marine Corps has stretched out its acquisition plan for the CH-53K helicopter, according to the Defense Department's recently released 2019 Selected Acquisition Report. "The buy profile was stretched out to align with U.S. Marine Corps resource prioritization," program spokeswoman Megan Wasel told Inside Defense last week. Acquisition of the helicopters will now last until fiscal year 2030 instead of wrapping up in FY-28 as planned, the report shows. The plan now calls for a total of 196 CH-53K...

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