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Army Cancels Comanche Chopper Program

The U.S. Army is canceling the multi-billion dollar Comanche helicopter program in effort to put funds towards a new group of unmanned airships. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports warfare methods have changed since the Comanche program was started two decades ago.

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Eric Westervelt is a San Francisco-based correspondent for NPR's National Desk. He has reported on major events for the network from wars and revolutions in the Middle East and North Africa to historic wildfires and terrorist attacks in the U.S.