As the Army prepares for a spring flight demonstration of possible interim replacements for its OH-58D scout helicopter, financial pressure on the Pentagon may mean the service has to make do with the aging Kiowa for years to come, despite forthcoming obsolescence issues. Army aviation officials face a tough decision as they continue to struggle with how to replace the Kiowa warrior fleet following the 2008 collapse of the Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) program, led by Bell, ...

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