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The Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition announced today the posting of the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) Request for Proposal (RFP) to the Federal Business Opportunities website, signaling the official launch of this high priority Air Force acquisition program. The RFP defines an integrated, capability-based, best-value approach. It also includes [...]
STRATFORD, Conn.: Japan’s Ministry of Defense has selected Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ (MHI) proposal to supply the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) with a new fleet of advanced UH-60J search and rescue helicopters. The aircraft will be produced under license from Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. The new fleet will replace 40 [...]
The Department of Transport confirmed today that a preferred bidder has been nominated to supply the Coast Guards search and rescue (SAR) helicopter contract service. The main role of Coast Guard helicopters is to provide Ireland’s 24/7/365 maritime and coastal SAR rescue service, locating persons in distress or imminent risk, providing immediate medical treatment where [...]
The UK’s network of Search and Rescue stations is to be restored from 26 to 28, Armed Forces Minister Bill Rammell has confirmed. The MOD had decided in principle to reduce Search and Rescue helicopter crews from 28 to 24 in 2008. But it subsequently became clear that the implementation of this would present an [...]