U.S. Marine Corps Plots VTOL Fleet Makeover

VTOL cargo platform
A new fleet of commercially derived VTOL cargo systems could enter development in fiscal 2023.
Credit: Pfc. Gabriel Silva/U.S. ARMY
A fundamental reconsideration of the rotorcraft inventory is underway inside a transforming U.S. Marine Corps. In the near term, the Marines expect to soon become an early military adopter of a new class of uncrewed cargo-carrying, vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft pioneered mainly by the...

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