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AUSA 2019: Boeing sticks to FARA vow of silence

14th October 2019 - 18:52 GMT | by Tim Martin in Washington DC


Manufacturer Boeing is continuing to shroud its US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA)  proposal in secrecy, on grounds that any other strategy would risk giving up commercially sensitive design specifications and associated technology to another competitor. 

Despite all other industry participants having made their offers and designs public, Boeing has consistently taken a different approach and ahead of a downselect decision in March 2020, when the field will be cut to two for a final design and build stage, it remains unclear if the OEM will eventually unveil the aircraft in question. 

Boeing's prototyping subsidiary Phantom Works is

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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