Bidding jointly to build the U.S. Army's Joint Multi Role (JMR) technology demonstrator, Boeing and Sikorsky have selected the latter's X2 coaxial-rotor high-speed helicopter configuration as the basis of its proposal, to be submitted by March 6. The companies have teamed to pursue JMR and the planned follow-on Future Vertical Lift Medium program to field replacements for the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk, beginning in 2035, and later the Boeing AH-64 Apache.

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