U.S. Army Places 2nd Production Order For Eurocopter UH-145 Light Utility Helicopters
In addition to the order for 34 aircraft, the Army has placed orders for 6 additional external hoist kits for use on the UH-145, and 6 MEDEVAC "B-kits," which enables the Army to quickly reconfigure the LUH for medical transport missions from passenger or logistics configurations.
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The order exercised by the Army includes contractor supported UH-145 specific pilot transition and maintainer training. The training package selected by the Army also includes the procedural trainer system provided by UH-145 team partner and subcontractor CAE. The pilot familiarization and maintenance training, which will take place at American Eurocopter's Training Center in Grand Prairie, Texas, will be aligned with the delivery schedule of the UH-145s.
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Source : Eurocopter