EADS North America has handed over more than half of a 345-ship order for UH-72A Lakotas to the U.S. Army. The Army has received 219 Lakotas through late August, with the remainder scheduled for delivery through 2015. The light utility helicopters (LUH) operate from more than 30 bases around the world in a variety of missions, including medevac, border patrol and SAR.
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