Along with its fiscal 2015 budget rollout early this year, the U.S. Army announced it will replace Bell -TH-67 helicopters with UH-72 Lakotas to train pilots at the Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Alabama. Industry officials argue that the decision sets up what is a sole-source contract award to Airbus for at least 100 aircraft, and they note that over the long-term, cheaper options may exist. Now the Army’s proposal is facing some scrutiny from Congress and the ...

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