Invested $ 247 million U.S. Army UH-72A Light Helicopter Order
UH-72A” Le Keta “(Lakota) light utility helicopter
According to the U.S.,” Aerospace Daily, “December 11, 2009 reported that EADS, the U.S. Army has awarded a $ 247 million, five-year UH-72A “Le Keta” (Lakota) light utility helicopter (Light Utility Helicopter, LUH) order contract.
Under the contract, EADS will for the U.S. Army in fiscal year 2010 production of 45 UH-72A helicopter, so this type of helicopter the U.S. Army’s total orders to 178. As planned, the order of these UH-72A helicopter from June 2011 onwards delivery.
So far, the U.S. Army has received 93 UH-72A helicopter. It is expected that the U.S. Army and National Guard since 2015, will be received from a total of 345 of the UH-72A helicopter. (China Aviation Industry Development Research Center Chen Li)