Despite budget pressures, the U.S. Army is on track to begin the acquisition process for an advanced rotorcraft to replace its Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk medium utility helicopters starting in the mid-2030s, says the official leading the effort. A materiel development decision (MDD)—formally launching the acquisition process—is scheduled for August 2015, says Dan Bailey, the Army’s newly appointed Joint Multi-Role/Future Vertical Lift (JMR/FVL) program director. Already under ...
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