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Aviation fleet getting improved turbine engine

For 100 days, the Improved Turbine Engine program has been in a holding pattern while awaiting the conclusion of an official protest against the ITEP Engineering and Manufacturing Development contract award to General Electric Aviation. The wait ended on May 30, with the contract award to GE Aviation for their T901 turbine engine upheld as the Army?s Improved Turbine Engine, a state-of-the-art 3,000 shaft horsepower class turbine engine.

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