The U.S. Army wants to move past its legal dispute with Leonardo Helicopters (formerly AgustaWestland) over the sole-source purchase of UH-72A Lakota helicopters from Airbus, with hopes of a court decision on the government’s appeal by this fall. The Army is moving 187 Lakotas to its training base at the Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Alabama, to replace outdated TH-67 and OH-58A/C helicopters, as prescribed under the Army’s Aviation Restructure ...


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