Navy seeking international V-22 customers to fill 'bucket' in procurement

By Justin Doubleday / February 1, 2016 at 11:33 AM
Naval Air Systems Command is still seeking additional international customers for the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor helicopter, with the U.S. military's procurement of the Bell-Boeing aircraft projected to temporarily slow down in the coming years. NAVAIR is in the midst of executing the second V-22 multiyear contract lasting from fiscal year 2013 through FY-17. The Navy, on behalf of the Marine Corps, is buying 19 aircraft in FY-16 and another 18 units in FY-17, according to service budget plans. Officials are...

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