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Recent reports on USNI News provide updates on progress on the CH-53K program. According to an article by Megan Eckstein published on April 10, 2019, a production contract is imminent between the USMC and Lockheed Martin. At a recent hearing before the Senate Armed Services Seapower Committee, both Navy Acquisition Chief, James Geurts and the Deputy Commandant of Aviation, Lt. General Rudder highlighted progress in the program. Geurts told USNI News after the hearing that “what we’ve been able to achieve with the contractor, who brings great talent and capability, is a shared risk and shared reward. And so when we worked with them on restructuring the program, we wanted to balance the risk and balance the reward. As this program continues to work through the restructure and...