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New draft RFP for Huey replacement edits acquisition plan, adds criteria

April 20, 2017 |
Rachel Karas
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The Air Force's second draft request for proposals to replace the UH-1N Huey released April 19 formalizes a new acquisition strategy that lets companies install extra items onto their helicopters before production, as the service announced it would do in February. Air Force spokeswoman Capt. Emily Grabowski also told Inside the Air Force in an April 20 email the classified second draft RFP adds source-selection criteria that will help the service evaluate each helicopter's technical capability, risk and price...

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