Following legal victory, Army augments training helicopter fleet

By Courtney McBride / March 26, 2018 at 12:08 PM
The Army on March 22 awarded Airbus $116.9 million for procurement of 16 UH-72 Lakota helicopters, according to a Defense Department announcement, obligating nearly $58.5 million in FY-16 funds at the time of the award. The contract modification is based on an FY-16 procurement decision and "includes the UH-72A production aircraft, associated technical and flight operator manuals and program management in training configuration for the Initial Entry Rotary Wing mission" at Ft. Rucker, AL, Airbus said in a March 23...

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