Army Recommending End To Black Hawk UH-60M Upgrade Effort After Tests

By Kate Brannen / December 11, 2009 at 5:00 AM
The Army is recommending terminating its Black Hawk UH-60M upgrade program, a $2.4 billion effort to improve the service's helicopter fleet, once developmental testing is complete, according to a senior service aviation official. The Army is preparing to brief Pentagon acquisition executive Ashton Carter on the new plans, Brig. Gen. William Crosby, Army program executive officer for aviation, told Inside the Army at a Dec. 11 unmanned aircraft systems conference. While the service is pleased with the upgrade program, immediate...

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