GE Aviation beat a competitor for a prized rotorcraft engine contract awarded by the U.S. Army despite being assessed with an overall higher technical risk, according to a scorecard of the Army’s assessment obtained by Aerospace DAILY. GE also submitted a bid priced at 30% below the competitor’s proposed value for the engineering, manufacturing and development of the Army’s Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), according to a source familiar with the competing bids. But ...


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