As it moves to renew its rotorcraft force, the U.S. Army is open to resequencing its Future Vertical Lift (FVL) plan and developing an armed scout ahead of a medium transport, or overlapping both efforts. The order and pace of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) and Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) programs will depend on technology readiness, and not only budgets, says the Army. FARA, also known as FVL Light or Capability Set 1 (CS1), emerged earlier this year as an ...

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