|Ian V. Frain|
U.S. Army orders $122 million worth of Airbus UH-72 training helicopters - Vertical Magazine:
The deal announced March 3 will bring the U.S. Army's Lakota fleet to 478 aircraft.
Airbus Helicopters has secured orders from the U.S. Army for another 15 UH-72 Lakota aircraft it uses for training, utility and other domestic missions.
The $122.6 million deal announced March 3 covers work at Airbus’s Columbus, Mississippi, plant through August 2022. By that time, the Army will have taken delivery of at least 478 Lakotas, based on the twin-engine commercial H145........read rest of article