In Huge Blow for Sikorsky, Army Scraps Armed Scout Helicopter Program

Utah Army and Air National Guardsmen participate in a joint Exercise with a UH-60 Black Hawk

Sikorsky was dealt a blow Thursday as the U.S. Army announced it was scrapping plans for an armed scout helicopter that the Stratford-based manufacturer and its parent company Lockheed Martin hoped to produce. The decision comes a year after Sikorsky lost out on the chance to build a new utility helicopter for the military branch. […]