Inside the Navy - April 16, 2018

Marine Corps: Most issues from Pentagon reports on CH-53K fixed

By Justin Katz  
April 13, 2018 at 5:15 PM
The Marine Corps and Sikorsky are confident they can meet the 2019 initial operational capability goal for the CH-53K heavy-lift helicopter program, and estimate that 50 percent or more of previously reported issues have been fixed and retested, according to the program manager. Inside the Navy previously reported that two Pentagon offices have found it unlikely the Marine Corps can meet that 2019 goal because of various issues being worked out. Asked about those reports, Col. Henry Vanderborght, H-53 program...

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