FARA prototypes reach 85% completion

By Ethan Sterenfeld / April 5, 2022 at 9:25 AM
NASHVILLE, TN -- Bell and Sikorsky have each built at least 85% of their first competitive prototypes for the Army's Future Attack and Reconnaissance Aircraft program, the companies said April 4 at the Army Aviation Association of America's annual conference here. FARA is designed to fill Army aviation's reconnaissance mission, which has not been served by a dedicated platform since the retirement of the OH-58 Kiowa, and to have some attack roles. This is the Army's top capability gap for...

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