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Air Force Wants To Upgrade Aging Hueys

April 23 2012


The U.S. Air Force is considering upgrading its four-decade-old UH-1N Hueys to fly for another 30 years, reports the Air Force Times.

Air Force Global Strike Command is examining options to increase the aircraft's endurance, range, speed, survivability, navigation and communications capabilities, said service officials.

The upgrade effort will be designed to meet Pentagon requirements for guarding nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile fields in the northern U.S., said...

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