Bell Helicopter is the latest contender for the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) requirement to demonstrate its candidate to the U.S. Army, but the only one with a flyable helicopter, hoping the service shuns a competition and stays with its existing armed scout. That’s because the company’s proposal is to upgrade the Army’s Bell-built OH-58D Kiowa Warriors with new engines and rotors to give them the 6k/95 (6,000-ft./95F) hot-and-high performance the Army is seeking. The service already is ...

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