US Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter reaches major milestone

Lockheed Martin has successfully reached a key milestone – the Air Vehicle Critical Design Review (CDR) – for the U.S. Air Force’s Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) program.

This event prepares the program to proceed to assembly, test, and evaluation of the HH-60W helicopter.

The joint Sikorsky and U.S. Air Force (USAF) helicopter program team met in May with key partners from government and industry for an in-depth design review.

Throughout the review, the CRH team successfully presented a design that participants were confident would meet system requirements.  Review participants included leaders from USAF and key suppliers who took part in the technical presentations.

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