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EADS in US army helicopter deal

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The American branch of the European defence firm EADS has won a contract to supply the US army with 45 UH-72A light utility helicopters. The deal worth 164m euros was announced by the Pentagon. Eventually as many as 350 helicopters could be built, with a value of more than 1.3bn euros. The first helicopters were supplied three years ago.