GAO Sustains Sikorsky, Lockheed Protest of Boeing Helicopter Deal

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday sustained a protest filed by Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky Aircraft, a unit of United Technologies, against a $15 billion helicopter contract awarded to Boeinglast year.


As a result, GAO said the Air Force should amend the final terms of the competition to make its intentions clear, reopen discussions with bidding companies, and then request revised proposals.