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The U.S. Air Force Wants a New Helicopter (but it Might Need Two)

James Hasik Security, What will the Air Force do?  As Phillip Swarts reported for Air Force Times, on 9 September the US Air Force posted its request for information (RFI) for replacing several squadrons of UH-1N Hueys. As Jim McAleese related from the Air Force Association (AFA) meeting, on 20 September Darlene Costello, the USAF’s acting head of procurement, told the assembled that she expected the request for proposals (RFP) to be released in November.
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