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Eurocopter to hand over 50th UH-72A Lakota to US Army today

16th December 2008 - 07:35 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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What: EADS North America is hosting a ceremony to celebrate the delivery of the 50th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army. The ceremony will culminate with the 50th and 51st helicopters departing the Columbus, Mississippi Lakota production facility of EADS North America's American Eurocopter business unit.

Who: Speakers:

Mr. David Haines
Vice President of Rotorcraft Programs, EADS North America

Mr. Marc Paganini
President and CEO, American Eurocopter

Col. L. Neil Thurgood
U. S. Army Utility Helicopters Project Manager

When: Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
11:00-11:30 a.m. local time

Where: American Eurocopter plant
1782 Airport Rd.
Columbus, Mississippi


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