CSAR-X contract award delayed

The CSAR-X initial operational capability has been pushed back to 2013.

An HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft picks up downed Airmen during a training scenario at the Grand Bay training and gunnery range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., during a combat search and rescue demonstration Dec. 5, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brittany Barker) (Released) Photographer\'s Name: A1C BRITTANY BARKER Location: Moody Air Force Base Date Shot: 12/5/2007

An HH-60G Pave Hawk aircraft picks up downed Airmen during a training scenario at the Grand Bay training and gunnery range at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., during a combat search and rescue demonstration Dec. 5, 2007. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Brittany Barker) (Released) Photographer's Name: A1C BRITTANY BARKER Location: Moody Air Force Base Date Shot: 12/5/2007

A new CSAR-X contract, to replace the old contract which evaporated in an appeals by Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin, was supposed be be awarded by the end of this year. It won’t be.