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Quad A 2013: US Army gives financial perspective on future helicopter programmes

12th April 2013 - 23:09 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Fort Worth


The head of the US Army’s PEO Aviation has offered insight into the force’s upcoming helicopter development programmes in light of pressure to reduce procurement spending. 

Maj Gen William Crosby told the AAAA Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth on 12 April that the PEO has a budget of some $8 billion per year but expects this to even out in the future as pressure is placed on military spending.  

‘There are now billions of dollars of shortfall just in this year,’ Crosby explained. ‘We grew up to that $8 billion, but when we started this we were

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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