LONDON – U.K. army officials are hailing the progress made with the introduction of the AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat scout and utility helicopter, as the type edges toward operational service. The U.K. Army Air Corps now has 16 of the new helicopters in operation, and the type will go on to form the backbone of a new Aviation Reconnaissance Force under the umbrella of the U.K.’s Joint Helicopter Command (JHC). In an article for JHC’s in-house magazine, army officials say ...

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