Army Cancels Chopper Orders The U.S. Army cancels the Comanche helicopter program, sending ripples through the defense industry. More than $8 billion has been spent on the stealth-capable chopper since its inception in 1983. It is the second large defense program to be cut in two years. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Andrew Koch, Washington bureau chief for Jane's Defense Weekly.
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Army Cancels $8 Billion Helicopter Program

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Army Cancels $8 Billion Helicopter Program

Army Cancels $8 Billion Helicopter Program

Army Cancels $8 Billion Helicopter Program

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The U.S. Army cancels the Comanche helicopter program, sending ripples through the defense industry. More than $8 billion has been spent on the stealth-capable chopper since its inception in 1983. It is the second large defense program to be cut in two years. NPR's Melissa Block talks with Andrew Koch, Washington bureau chief for Jane's Defense Weekly.