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AUSA Global 2019: Army keen to open up FVL competition phase

27th March 2019 - 20:48 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Huntsville


US Army Aviation is keen to move the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) programme into the competition phase but is still considering an extension of the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) science and technology phase.

In addition an official RfI will be issued ‘shortly’, or within the next few weeks, according to Brig Gen Wally Rugen, director of the Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team. The assessment of alternatives (AOA) is also coming to a conclusion.

Currently the programme is in the source selection phase of up to six contenders. In March 2020 a contract will be awarded to two

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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