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Textron to 'roll back' V-280 funding without renewed DoD investment

24th January 2019 - 20:20 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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The prospect of Textron reducing V-280 Valor funding is one certain to happen should the US president's forthcoming budget submission not offer the programme, or its associated FVL initiative, significant increased investment.

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