Army Aviation: The RAH-66 Comanche Helicopter Issue

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Although it has been a high priority Army program, a number of factors have complicated the RAH-66 Comanche program. Since its inception, the program has been restructured several times–postponing the initial operational capability (IOC) and increasing overall program costs. Presently, there is debate within the Army regarding whether the program should be reduced significantly to make funds available to pursue other modernization priorities.

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Bolkcom, Christopher July 2, 2003.

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Although it has been a high priority Army program, a number of factors have complicated the RAH-66 Comanche program. Since its inception, the program has been restructured several times–postponing the initial operational capability (IOC) and increasing overall program costs. Presently, there is debate within the Army regarding whether the program should be reduced significantly to make funds available to pursue other modernization priorities.

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Bolkcom, Christopher. Army Aviation: The RAH-66 Comanche Helicopter Issue, report, July 2, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs4306/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.