Surprise competition

David C Isby provides an overview of a brand-new US Army helicopter competition

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IN A surprise move, the US Army has announced its interest in a new attack-reconnaissance rotorcraft, potentially leading to a competition between two designs by 2022–2023. On June 22, the new US Army Futures Command issued a draft request for information (RFI) for Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototypes dubbed FARA CP.

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