US Army selects Sikorsky Raider-X and Bell 360 Invictus for FARA program

The US Army announced yesterday, March 25, in a press release the names of the two finalists for the Futur Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft program, or FARA, intended to replace helicopters…

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Boeing reveals its vision of the American light attack helicopter in Chinese shadows

Of the 5 finalists selected by the US Army to participate in the FARA (Futur Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft) program intended to replace the OH-58 Kiowa light helicopters already retired from service, as well as…

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Bell presents the Bell 360 Invictus at the FARA competition

While the Future Vertical Lift program, one of the pillars of the current US Army modernization, was originally to focus solely on the replacement of maneuver helicopters ...

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The US Army wants to equip its helicopters and long-range missile drones

The command in charge of acquisitions of the US Army has issued a request for information on a new tactical missile to equip its helicopters and combat drones, and whose ...

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In 3 years, the US Army has moved from 10 to 25 combat-ready brigades

In 2013, the US Army was at worst. Following engagements in Afghanistan and Iraq, deployments in more than 15 countries around the globe, and cuts in ...

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Girodyne to Participate in US Army Next Generation Helicopter Program

Skyborg, in partnership with Scale Composite, have announced their participation in the US Army's Future Lift Program with a prototype from a US Army program.

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SB> 1Defiant high-speed combat helicopter prototype begins testing

The prototype of the SB> 1 Defiant, the new-generation Sikorsky-Boeing helicopter opposed to the V-280 Valor of Bell in partnership with Lockheed, began at the beginning of the year the ground tests, prefiguring the future aerial tests. Derived from the X2 and S-97 demonstrators, the Defiant uses a counter-rotating rotor and a propellant propeller ...

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The Racer, the stroke of genius of Airbus Helicopters

The next generation of military helicopters will, no doubt, break with previous generations. There are two major reasons for this: the very significant reinforcement of the means of detection and of the engagement of the terrestrial and naval targets, ...

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