Based on the UH-72A Lakota is the American Eurocopter/Lockheed-Martin proposal for the US Army Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) competition. Main contender will be the Sikorsky S-97 Raider
Air Cav tests replacement for Kiowa, 16-Oct-12 : FORT HOOD, Texas by Sgt William Begley, 11th Public Affairs Detachment - Lt. Col. Karsten Haake and Chief Warrant Officer 4 Troy Wyatt talk with industry professionals before a test flight of the civilian version of the Armed Aerial Scout 72X+ at Robert Gray Army Airfield Friday. The aircraft is just one potential replacement for the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior scout helicopter.
AAS-72X+ demo flights, 26-Sep-12 : HERNDON, Va. - EADS North America has begun its voluntary flight demonstration (VFD) for the Army’s Armed Aerial Scout helicopter program, flying two aircraft at a high-altitude test site for a series of demonstrations that will showcase the superior performance of the company’s AAS-72X+ offering.
AAS-72X+ unveiled, 03-Apr-12 : HERNDON, Va. and NASHVILLE, Tenn. - by Tim Paynter - Armed Aerial Scout 72X+ delivers even greater capability over company's previously developed Armed Scout Technical Demonstrator Aircraft.
AAS-72X arrives at AUSA Convention, 10-Oct-11 : WASHINGTON, In anticipation of a competitive flight demonstration, EADS North America’s Armed Aerial Scout 72X (AAS-72X) is on display at the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) convention this week in Washington, DC.
AAS-72X first flight, 08-Dec-10 : ARLINGTON, Va. and GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, EADS North America today announced that it has flown the second of three company-funded Armed Aerial Scout 72X Technical Demonstration Aircraft (TDA).