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AUSA Aviation: Industry warns of dangers of delaying new rotorcraft

10th January 2013 - 20:54 GMT | by Darren Lake in Washington, DC


Industry leaders have warned of the potential dangers that might come from any delays to starting new vertical lift projects for the army and by any investment gaps that might be forced on the army by the current budgetary constraints.

During discussions at AUSA Aviation in Washington DC, a number of speakers highlighted the fact that if the army decides not to proceed with a new build development for its Armed Aerial Scout then the next opportunity would be the Joint Multi Role programme, which, if delayed, might mean that there could be a gap of some 40 years between

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Darren Lake


Darren Lake

Darren has more than two decades of experience in aerospace and defence journalism. After completing …

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