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As of January 1, 2014, EADS North America has been rebranded as Airbus Group. Any document (press releases, financial disclosures and presentations, interviews, speeches and images) published before January 2014 will remain branded under the EADS North America name, and its associated former divisions.

2015

Category

Title

Date

Press release

Airbus Group delivers first new UH-72A Lakota for Army initial-entry trainer mission

March 26, 2015


2014

Category

Title

Date

Press release

Airbus Group delivers 300th on-time, on-budget UH-72A Lakota helicopter to U.S. Army

May 14, 2014

Press release

Congress continues support of UH-72A Lakota helicopter

January 17, 2014


2013

Category

Title

Date

Feature story

Video spotlight: The Utah Army National Guard shows off its two new UH-72A Lakotas

September 12, 2013

External news

National Guard conducts training (Times Press Recorder)

August 2, 2013

External news

Virginia National Guard helicopter crew departs to support Southwest border mission (National Guard)

July 29, 2013

External news

Improving security and support (Vertical Magazine)

July 15, 2013

External news

National Guard helicopter unit helps uproot $10 million in marijuana plants (The Times-Picayune)

July 10, 2013

External news

Local Iowa National Guard unveils new helicopters (KWQC)

July 9, 2013

External news

Army aviation unit in Grand Ledge gets helicopter upgrade (Lansing State Journal)

June 25, 2013

Press release

Texans call on Congress to restore funds for UH-72A Lakota helicopters

June 7, 2013

External news

EADS, Mississippi officials rally to have funding restored for Lakota helicopter purchases (Alabama Media Group)

May 31, 2013

Press release

Mississippians call on Congress to restore funds for UH-72A Lakota helicopters

May 30, 2013

External news

Video: Hundreds of supporters attend Lakota helicopter rally (WCBI)

May 30, 2013

External news

UH-72A supports scouts at West Point Camporee (The Westerly Sun)

May 23, 2013

External news

Disaster preparedness swings into action with Ardent Sentry exercise (DVIDS)

May 16, 2013

Press release

EADS North America delivers 250th on-time, on-budget UH-72A Lakota helicopter to U.S. Army

April 25, 2013

Press release

EADS North America CEO Sean O’Keefe issues statement regarding proposed UH-72A Lakota helicopter program reduction

April 11, 2013


2012

Category

Title

Date

Press release

EADS North America awarded $181.8 million Army contract option for 34 UH-72A Lakotas

November 14, 2012

Press release

EADS North America UH-72A Lakota fleet hits 100,000 flight hour milestone

May 22, 2012

Press release

EADS North America delivers 200th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to U.S. Army

March 1, 2012

Press release

EADS North America awarded $212 million production contract for 39 UH-72A Lakota helicopters

January 10, 2012


2011

Category

Title

Date

Press release

EADS North America’s first Security and Support Battalion-equipped Lakota begins operational service

November 5, 2011

Press release

EADS North America begins deliveries of Lakota helicopters with an advanced Mission Equipment Package

October 10, 2011

News

New Lakota variant packs punch for Guard

September 29, 2011

Press release

EADS North America passes the halfway mark in deliveries of the U.S. Army UH-72A Lakota helicopter

August 24, 2011

News

Louisiana Guard to fly new helicopter in overseas mission

August 5, 2011

News

Florida helicopter unit returns from Haiti mission

June 6, 2011

News

Rotary-wing aircraft: an invaluable asset to Armed Forces

May 26, 2011

Feature story

Photo feature: The South Dakota Army National Guard welcomes its initial UH-72A Lakota

May 19, 2011

Press release

EADS North America delivers the first UH-72A Lakota helicopter to the South Dakota Army National Guard

May 16, 2011

News

SD National Guard, Lakota Nation mark new "Lakota" helicopter at Crazy Horse Memorial ceremony

May 16, 2011

News

Lakota Helicopter Dedication

May 16, 2011

News

National Guard celebrates four new Lakota Helicopters

May 15, 2011

News

Arkansas Guard rescues boy scouts stranded by flood waters

May 4, 2011

News

Precision flying made difference in rescue

May 4, 2011

News

Army's new Lakota packed with high-tech gear

April 26, 2011

News

Army officials sing praises of UH-72A Lakota at Army Aviation show this week in Nashville

April 21, 2011

News

National Guard awaits UH-72As

April 21, 2011

Feature story

The UH-72A program: On time, on cost, and supporting the U.S. Army and America’s industrial base

April 21, 2011

News

UH-72A Lakotas continue to be delivered on time, freeing up Black Hawks for combat

April 20, 2011

Feature story

Swift water rescue underscores the UH-72A’s capabilities in U.S. Army service

March 1, 2011

Press release

EADS North America’s UH-72A Lakota helicopter program continues on-time and on-budget deliveries

February 9, 2011

 

2010

Category

Title

Date

Press release

The U.S. Army’s fleet of UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters reaches its 40,000 flight hour milestone in operational service

October 26, 2010

Feature story

Lakota variants bring enhanced capabilities to U.S. Army operations

October 26, 2010

Press release

Media advisory: AUSA press briefing on the UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter program

October 21, 2010

Press release


EADS North America receives the first phase of a $152 million U.S. Army contract to equip UH-72A Lakotas for Security and Support Battalion missions

October 4, 2010


Feature story

The U.S. Army showcases its UH-72A Lakota to the world

September 21, 2010

Feature story

South Dakota’s Crazy Horse museum unveils Lakota helicopter
kiosk

September 3, 2010

Feature story

Lakota marks new program milestone with initial MEDEVAC mission in Germany

August 26, 2010

Press release

UH-72A Lakota marks a new milestone with the U.S. Army as a single airframe surpasses the 1,000 flight hour mark

August 16, 2010

Press release

The UH-72A Lakota makes first flight with U.S. Army Security and Support Battalion Mission Equipment Package

August 12, 2010

Feature story

UH-72A Lakotas are welcomed to their newest operational assignment in the nation’s capital region

August 11, 2010

Press release

EADS North America’s UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters are deployed to the U.S. Army’s missile test site on Kwajalein Atoll

July 28, 2010

Press release

EADS North America-built UH-72A Lakota helicopters support Gulf Coast oil spill disaster response

June 29, 2010

Feature story

Program milestone: The U.S. Army’s Lakota makes European debut

May 18, 2010

Feature story

A Lakota “family photo” underscores the mission diversity for EADS North America's UH-72A

May 17, 2010

Feature story

The UH-72A Lakota arrives in Germany to support Army training

April 29, 2010

Feature story

Texas deploys Army National Guard UH-72A Lakota helicopters to the U.S.–Mexican border

April 15, 2010

Feature story

The UH-72A has become a “cornerstone” of the U.S. Army’s aviation fleet

March 4, 2010

Press release

EADS North America delivers 100th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army

March 4, 2010

Feature story

Expanding missions for the UH-72A are highlighted at the 100th Lakota delivery ceremony

March 4, 2010

Feature story

UH-72A Lakota brings increased capabilities to relief effort in Haiti

January 25, 2010

Press release

EADS North America delivers UH-72A Lakota Helicopters to the Alabama Army National Guard

January 9, 2010


2009

Category

Title

Date

Press release

EADS North America receives $247 million contract for Light Utility Helicopter program

December 10, 2009

Feature story

Sensor turret installation is validated for the UH-72A

December 1, 2009

Feature story

Expanding the mission: U.S. Navy takes delivery of first H-72A helicopters

November 16, 2009

Feature story

In the spotlight: The U.S. Navy’s H-72A training helicopter

November 16, 2009

Press release

EADS North America delivers first H-72A training helicopter to the U.S. Navy

November 12, 2009

Press release

EADS North America and U.S. Army validate global mobility of the UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter

October 5, 2009

Feature story

Building on success: the UH-72A continues its rapid fielding with the U.S. Army

October 5, 2009

Feature story

Three new MEDEVAC-configured UH-72A Light Utility Helicopters delivered to Fort Polk, Louisiana

October 5, 2009

Press release

EADS North America’s LUH platform meets key U.S. Army armed aerial scout performance requirement

July 29, 2009

Feature story

U.S. Army highlights the UH-72A program's excellence as deliveries pass the 70 aircraft milestone

July 10, 2009

Press release

EADS North America delivers first U.S. Army UH-72A Lakota helicopters for basing outside of continental United States

June 20, 2009

Press release

EADS North America selects supplier team to outfit UH-72A Lakota for Security and Support missions

June 11, 2009

Feature story

At Army aviation show, pilots praised UH-72A Lakota

May 6, 2009

Press release

EADS North America selects Lockheed Martin as Mission Equipment Package integrator for new Armed Scout Helicopter

May 4, 2009

Feature story

U.S. Army soldiers perform successful parachute drop from the UH-72A Lakota

April 29, 2009

Press release

EADS North America’s Lakota program manager to receive leadership award from the National Defense Industrial Association

April 15, 2009

Press release

EADS North America-built UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters surpass the 10,000 flight-hour milestone in U.S. Army service

March 25, 2009

Press release

EADS North America begins deliveries of UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters to the District of Columbia National Guard

March 12, 2009

Feature story

The first MEDEVAC-configured UH-72As are delivered to the National Guard

March 12, 2009

Feature story

The UH-72A Lakota arrives for its delivery ceremony to the District of Columbia National Guard

March 11, 2009


2008

Category

Title

Date

Feature story

A new flight simulator is introduced for Army pilot training on the UH-72A

December 24, 2008

Feature story

UH-72A program excellence is spotlighted at the Lakota’s 50th delivery

December 16, 2008

Press release

EADS North America delivers the 50th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army

December 16, 2008

Press release

EADS North America receives order for 39 additional UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopters

December 8, 2008

Feature story

A multi-mission EC145 for the Texas Department of Public Safety

December 8, 2008

Press release


EADS North America begins deliveries of U.S. Army UH-72A Helicopters produced on the U.S. final assembly line process at Mississippi

October 7, 2008


Press release

EADS North America to provide the U.S. Navy with UH-72 Lakota Light Utility Helicopters

October 6, 2008

Feature story

The UH-72A flies to South Dakota for a powwow with the Lakota Sioux

September 24, 2008

Press release

EADS North America begins UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter deliveries to the U.S. Army National Guard

June 7, 2008

Feature story

The UH-72A “comes home” to its new Army assignment in Mississippi

June 7, 2008

Feature story

The UH-72A Lakota in service: “A great machine”

April 9, 2008

Press release

EADS North America nears the 25-delivery milestone for its UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter

April 2, 2008

Feature story

A proud American Indian heritage is recognized for the U.S. Army’s UH-72A Lakota designation

March 5, 2008


2007

Category

Title

Date

Press release

EADS North America completes a strong year of achievement for the U.S. Army's UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter

December 11, 2007

Press release

EADS North America increases its UH-72A Lakota helicopter delivery rate to two aircraft per Month for the U.S. Army

October 8, 2007

Press release

EADS North America Defense names Col. John Burke (U.S. Army, ret.) as Light Utility Helicopter Program Vice President

September 17, 2007

Press release

U. S. Army UH-72A Lakota receives full-rate production authorization

September 4, 2007

Press release

American Eurocopter receives FAA production authority for U.S. Army UH-72A Lakota and EC145 commercial helicopters

August 29, 2007

Feature story

Operational Update: UH-72As begin operational missions

August 21, 2007

Press release

EADS North America completes deliveries of the initial eight UH-72A Light Utility Helicopters to the U.S. Army

July 23, 2007

Press release

The UH-72A Light Utility Helicopter enters operational service with the first fully-equipped U.S. Army unit

June 19, 2007

Press release

The Army Aviation Association of America welcomes the UH-72A to its annual convention

May 12, 2007

Press release

EADS North America to accelerate production of the U.S. Army’s UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter

May 9, 2007

Press release

EADS North America ramps-up its production and deliveries of the U.S. Army’s UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter

February 6, 2007


2006

Category

Title

Date

Feature story

General Richard Cody: UH-72A Light Utility Helicopters will “turbo-charge” the Army National Guard’s Aviation Fleet

December 11, 2006

Feature story

Ceremony marks the start of UH-72A deliveries to the US Army

December 11, 2006

Press release

EADS North America begins delivery of UH-72A Light Utility Helicopters to the U.S. Army

December 11, 2006

Press release

EADS North America receives a second production order for U.S. Army UH-145 Light Utility Helicopters

November 9, 2006

Feature story

The UH-145 makes its nation’s capital debut at the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) annual meeting

October 11, 2006

Feature story

The EC145 is Quickly Becoming an Air Ambulance Standard

September 28, 2006

Press release

EADS North America selected to provide U.S. Army’s Light Utility Helicopter

June 30, 2006

Feature story

UH-145 deliveries will begin this November for the Army's Light Utility Helicopter requirement

June 30, 2006

Press release

STAT MedEvac receives third of four EC145s from American Eurocopter

May 16, 2006

Feature story

The EC145 is selected for Pennsylvania's LifeFlight air medical service after a competition with Agusta and Bell helicopters

May 8, 2006

Feature story

The Army takes a detailed look at the UH-145 Light Utility Helicopter

April 11, 2006

Press release

EADS North America endowment creates scholarship for the Army Aviation Association of America

April 11, 2006

Press release

Four leading suppliers join the UH-145 industrial team for the U.S. Army’s Light Utility Helicopter

April 10, 2006

Press release

Taylor Energy Company LLC purchases American Eurocopter EC145 Helicopter

March 21, 2006

Press release

Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s EC145 helicopters provide air medical support services for the U.S. Army

March 15, 2006

Press release

Sikorsky Aircraft's Helicopter Support, Inc. subsidiary to become an American Eurocopter Service Center

February 27, 2006

Press release

The London Metropolitan Police Authority orders three EC 145

February 20, 2006

Press release

EADS North America expands UH-145 industrial team

February 15, 2006

Press release

EADS North America opens its Huntsville, Alabama Regional Office

February 6, 2006

Press release

American Eurocopter’s Columbus, Mississippi Facility to produce EADS North America’s UH-145 Light Utility Helicopter

January 30, 2006

Press release

The UH-145 Light Utility Helicopter’s EC145 version builds on its growing sales success in the U.S. market

January 18, 2006


2005

Category

Title

Date

Feature story

International reporters receive UH-145 program briefing and flight demonstration

December 7, 2005

Feature story

Team UH-145 is expanded with the addition of Sikorsky Aircraft, WestWind Technologies and CAE USA

October 3, 2005

Press release

EADS North America expands UH-145 industrial team

October 3, 2005

Press release

EADS North America appoints Tom Harrison as Vice President and UH-145 Program Manager

September 21, 2005

Press release

EADS North America to offer the UH-145 for the U.S. Army's Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) Mission

August 24, 2005