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The U.S. Army has awarded EADS North America a $181.8 million contract option to deliver 34 additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters, bringing the total aircraft ordered to date to 312. Army plans call for procuring 347 Lakotas through 2016. EADS North America has delivered 243 Lakotas – all on time and on budget – from its [...]
The Maryland Army National Guard unveiled its first of four UH-72A Lakota helicopters, April 18. The aircraft will replace the older OH-58A Kiowa as their premier aircraft for civil support, search and rescue and homeland security missions. The Lakota is actually replacing the aging Kiowa aircraft as well as UH-1 Iroquois “Huey” aircraft, nationwide, within [...]
WASHINGTON: As part of upgrading the Army’s air fleet, 140 of 345 planned UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters have been delivered and are currently being broken-in throughout the force. Aiding homeland security, search and rescue missions, medical evacuations, and security and support, Lakotas are smaller, more affordable and more technologically advanced than older counterparts such [...]
The UH-72A Lakota was the center of attention at an unveiling ceremony held earlier this month in Germany, offering military officials from around the world a first-hand look at the U.S. Army’s multi-mission Light Utility Helicopter. The event – which attracted 23 delegates representing 17 countries – was held in accordance with the 1999 Vienna [...]