Upgrade, buy off-the-shelf or develop from new are the rotorcraft choices facing the U.S. Army
Decisions over the next few months could reshape U.S. Army aviation for decades to come. The most pressing topic is how to replace the Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior armed scout, but that choice must now be balanced with the Army's goal of developing next-generation medium-size rotorcraft to replace its AH-64s and UH-60s. Speaking at the Army Aviation Association of America convention here, Maj. Gen. Anthony Crutchfield set an “aimpoint” of 2030 for fielding a next-generation medium ...
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