July 10, 2012
U.S. Army Lt. Col. Dave Bristol and Capt. Audrey Boenker, both from the Program Executive Office Aviation, talks with Charles Bolden National Aeronautics and Space Administration administrator about the advances of the UH-72A Lakota, July 10, 2012, during the Farnborough International Air Show in Farnborough, England. The Lakota is a state-of-the-art aircraft with twin engine reliability, a 21st century navigation/communication system, and a proven record of commercial aviation service. Approximately 90 aircrew and support personnel from bases in Europe and the United States are participating in the air show. Participation in this premier event demonstrates that U.S. defense industry offers state-of-the-art capabilities vital for the support and protection of our allies’ and partners’ national-security interests.