The success of the U.S. Army Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) program is leading the service to look for opportunities to expand the program. The Army has committed to buying 345 EADS-built UH-72A Lakotas, 210 of which are destined for National Guard duty. Already, 86 aircraft have been delivered, according to Col. Neil Thurgood, the Army’s Utility Helicopter program manger, who detailed the program for an audience at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) show Oct. 5. The platform ...
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