Discusses the validity of the U.S. Army's plan for modernizing its aviation fleet. Describes alternatives to the strategy's proposed armed reconnaissance and light attack helicopter. Identifies funding issues surrounding the Army's decisions to acquire its aviation fleet. Tables.The Chinook cargo helicopter will have to be modernized because the Army cannot afford to replace it with a new aircraft program in the near future. Although various degrees of modernization could be undertaken, a major modernization program could cost as much as $6.8 billion. ... The Army canceled production of the Blackhawk utility helicopter because of affordability concerns; therefore, there is noanbsp;...
|Author||:||DIANE Publishing Company|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1995-03-01|