Military Helicopter Modernization: Background and Issues for Congress

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Contents

  • Introduction . . . 1
  • Helicopter Classifications . . . 2
  • Helicopters in the U.S. Armed Forces . . .3
  • DOD Helicopter Modernization Plans and Programs . . . 4
  • SOCOM . . . 4
  • Army . . .5
  • Navy and Marine Corps . . . 12
  • Air Force . . . 18
  • Conceptual Programs . . . 21
  • Issues for Congress . . . 23
  • Budgetary Issues 23
  • Force Structure . . . 26
  • Coordination of Modernization Efforts . . . 27
  • H-1 Helicopters . . .28
  • H-6 Helicopters . . .29
  • Army and Air Force H-60 Helicopters . . . . 29
  • Heavy Lift Helicopters . . . 29
  • Industrial Base Issues . . . 30
  • Operational Issues . . . 32
  • Deployability . . . 32
  • Reliability and Maintainability . . .32
  • Survivability . . .33
  • Appendix I: Current Rotary-Wing Aircraft Platforms . . .37
  • Appendix 2: Estimated Helicopter Inventories . . . 49
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