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COMANCHE® Statement on U.S. Army Program Announcement

February 23, 2004

  BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - The Boeing-Sikorsky RAH-66 COMANCHE® program today issued the following statement concerning the U.S. Army's announcement it will cease activity on the program:

"We are surprised and disappointed by the Army's announcement today to terminate the RAH-66 COMANCHE® program. Five of these advanced technology aircraft are on the production line today, and we are on plan for the program".

"While we regret the Army's announcement, we are committed to working closely with our customer and will engage in further discussions to ensure we have a complete understanding of the next steps for COMANCHE®. We appreciate the commitment of the 1,300 dedicated aerospace employees working on COMANCHE® at Boeing and Sikorsky, and thousands more at our suppliers across the country."

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