As it lays out plans to demonstrate technology for the Future Vertical Lift Medium (FVL-M) rotorcraft to replace the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk after 2030, the U.S. Army has decided not to fly advanced mission systems in the planned demonstrator aircraft. The Army’s Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD) plans to award contracts to begin design of demonstrator rotorcraft in September 2013 under the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) program. Plans call for two ...


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