Five years after it first solicited industry input on how to transform its rotary-wing flight training, the U.S. Navy has finally settled on a way to modernize its helicopter training fleet. The request for proposals for up to 130 TH-XX light turbine training helicopters issued on Jan. 28 is a long way from the so-called turnkey training the Navy was considering in 2013. Instead, the recapitalization of the rotary-wing training fleet is set to be delivered under three contracts with a $900 ...

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