Sierra Nevada alleges USAF violated competition rules for $1B HH-60W contract

By Sara Sirota / April 28, 2021 at 5:25 PM
Sierra Nevada Corp. has filed a lawsuit against the Air Force in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, alleging the service violated competition rules when deciding to award Sikorsky a nearly $1 billion sole-source contract to upgrade the HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter. The April 12 complaint calls on the court to direct the Air Force to accept multiple bids, warning a denial of the protest could embolden the largest defense contractors to exploit their data rights over major weapon systems...

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