XXXVI, No 4, 19/02/2018
Germany shoves policy aside, demands IP for helicopters
Rheinmetall and Sikorsky will together lead a team of German industrial providers to offer helicopters for the German Air Force’s “Schwerer Transporthubschrauber” (STH) programme. The formation of the joint venture was a demand of the German government. “Essentially it is an offset, but in practice they will just give it another name, like ‘teaming agreement,’” a well-placed source told CTO.