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US Navy delivers Australian MH-60R bid

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 26, 2010
photo - Lockheed Martin

The US Navy delivered its formal bid for the supply of 24 Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin MH-60R helicopters to Australia on July 23 for the Air 9000 Phase 8 future naval helicopter requirement.

The MH-60R ‘Romeo’ is competing against Eurocopter’s NH 90 NFH to fulfil the requirement to replace the RAN’s 16 S-70B Seahawks and the gap left by the 11 cancelled SH-2G(A) Seasprites, a decision on which is expected in early 2011.

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US Navy delivers Australian MH-60R bid

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 26, 2010
photo - Lockheed Martin

The US Navy delivered its formal bid for the supply of 24 Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin MH-60R helicopters to Australia on July 23 for the Air 9000 Phase 8 future naval helicopter requirement.

The MH-60R ‘Romeo’ is competing against Eurocopter’s NH 90 NFH to fulfil the requirement to replace the RAN’s 16 S-70B Seahawks and the gap left by the 11 cancelled SH-2G(A) Seasprites, a decision on which is expected in early 2011.

Steer your own in-flight experience – available on print and digital Whether our classic glossy magazine in your letterbox, daily news updates in your inbox, peeling back a few layers in the podcast or our monthly current affair reports, you can count on us to keep you up to date. Sign up today for just $99.95 for more exclusive offers here. Subscribe now at australianaviation.com.au.

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