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AUSA 2016: ACE joins the club

4th October 2016 - 14:57 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Washington DC


The US Army has launched a new effort studying the next-generation engine technologies it will need under its Future Vertical Lift vision, selecting Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC) to develop variable speed turbine capabilities.

Part of the army’s Alternate Concept Engine (ACE) programme, the contract will see ATEC develop and validate a new engine design of the type needed for the significant platform speed and mission range increases that the FVL programme is seeking compared to current rotorcraft.

Speaking to Shephard at the AUSA exhibition in Washington DC, ATEC VP of programmes Jerry Wheeler said with the army planning a

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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