Existing Programs Take Hits As Army Focuses On Future Vertical Lift

Credit: Sikorsky/Boeing
Industry has been looking for a solid sign that the Pentagon is serious about its Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative to develop new rotorcraft to replace its helicopter fleets. The U.S. Army’s fiscal 2020 budget request provides that sign. But at a cost. The inevitable price to be paid for...
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Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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