Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsEurocopter UH-72 Lakota
|Role||Military light helicopter|
|National origin||France & Germany|
|Primary user||US Army|
|Unit cost||5.9 millions $.|
The Eurocopter UH-72 Lakota is a Franco-German military helicopter design. It is built from the EC145 twin-turboshaft helicopter. It replaces the Bell UH-1 Iroquois in medical flights. The UH-72 can also replace Bell OH-58A & C in communication and observation duties. The helicopter is built in the United States by American Eurocopter, a branch of Eurocopter.
In the US Navy this helicopter is used by US Naval Test Pilot School in support filghts.
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The first two Army National Guard UH-72As at Tupelo, Mississippi
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