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Airbus wins $221 mln U.S. Army order for 41 helicopters
February 12, 2015 / 10:27 PM / in 3 years

Airbus wins $221 mln U.S. Army order for 41 helicopters

WASHINGTON, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. unit of Europe’s Airbus Group was awarded a contract worth $221 million to build 41 more UH-72A Lakota light utility helicopters for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said in its daily digest of major contracts on Thursday.

The contract, which runs through July 31, 2017, marks a modification of Airbus’s existing Army contract, and covers production of 41 more helicopters and associated radio communications systems. (Reporting by Andrea Shalal, editing by G Crosse)

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