Boeing and Airbus Join Forces to Compete for UK

Boeing and Airbus Join Forces to Compete for UK

Boeing and Airbus have joined forces to bid for a UK government contract to supply helicopters to the Royal Air Force and British Army, the companies announced on Monday.

The move comes as Britain looks to replace its ageing fleet of twin-engined medium transport helicopters, the Puma HC Mk2. The two plane makers did not reveal the contract size they were bidding for in a joint statement.The companies stated that if Airbus" offer to build a military version of its H175M super-medium helicopter is accepted, Boeing Defence UK will provide aircrew, ground crew, and maintenance training.Boeing and Airbus Join Forces to Compete for the UK Helicopter Contract

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