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Three companies shortlisted for JMR TD

6th June 2013 - 17:42 GMT | by Tony Skinner in London

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The US Army appears to be keeping its options open as the service moves to develop a next-generation rotorcraft able to replace both the AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Blackhawk.

Three companies have been shortlisted as part of the Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR TD) effort, which serves as the foundation of the army’s Future Vertical Lift (FVL) – Medium programme.

AVX Aircraft Company, Bell Helicopter and the Boeing/Sikorsky team have been deemed to have provided ‘Category 1’ proposals and will now begin negotiations for a JMR TD contract expected to be awarded in September 2013.

Bell is proposing its V-280

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