After spending “tens of millions of dollars” developing two options for the U.S. Army’s potential program to replace the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, EADS is hoping the service will move forward with an Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) development program quickly, says Sean O’Keefe, CEO of the company’s North America business. Company officials hailed the performance of the EC-145-based designs during a voluntary flight demonstration (VFD) test phase from Sept. 24-Oct. 3 in Alamosa, Colo. The ...


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