The U.S. Army is standing up an acquisition team to begin planning a program to replace its Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk utility and Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopters from 2030 onward. Development of an initial capabilities document (ICD) for a medium rotorcraft to be produced under the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative — the first step in defining a new program — is being staffed, says Lt. Col. David Bristol, acquisition lead for the FVL medium. The Army has set an ...


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