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Lockheed's $31 billion King Stallion copter delayed by new flaws

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Lockheed Martin Corp.'s $31 billion King Stallion helicopter program for the U.S. Marine Corps is likely to miss its key milestone — initial combat capability a year from now — because of technical flaws found in development testing.

Resolving the problems is forcing a major restructuring of the program that's "taking longer than planned" as "additional test failures or issues" are discovered during flight tests, the Defense Contract Management Agency said in a statement https://www.stripes.com/news/us/lockheed-s-31-billion-king-stallion-copter-delayed-by-new-flaws-1.561284

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