Army Picks 4 Contractors To Begin Rotorcraft Research

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 5:16 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army announced Wednesday that four companies had landed contracts to work on initial designs for a next-generation rotorcraft, part of an effort to replace the Army's fleet of helicopters with faster and more maneuverable aircraft.

The Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center announced the award of four Technology Investment Agreements with AVX Aircraft Co., Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Karem Aircraft Inc. and Sikorsky Aircraft Co. The contracts will move the military's Future Vertical Lift program into technology demonstration phase, with working...
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