A decision on whether to launch a competition to replace the U.S. Army’s Bell OH-58 Kiowa Warrior armed scout helicopters should not be rushed, says Brig. Gen. Tim Crosby, program executive officer for aviation. Crosby’s comments come after it was revealed that Army leadership requested more information when the aviation branch presented its justification and acquisition plan for the Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) for approval. “The senior leadership is wrestling with budget constraints ...

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