Germany delays tender for military helicopters: document

FILE PHOTO: German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen talks to soldiers during her visit of a German Bundeswehr armed forces Sikorsky CH-53 helicopter of the Helicopter Wing 64 at Holzdorf Air Base, south of Berlin, Germany, July 24, 2018. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s planned 4 billion euro ($4.71 billion) tender to buy new heavy-lift helicopters that was due to be issued this autumn will be delayed, according to an official document seen by Reuters on Wednesday. The planned start of the tender by the end of September would be “delayed until further notice,” the […]

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