Future Vertical Lift CFT pursues varied UASs for 'advanced teaming'

By Courtney McBride / March 27, 2018 at 9:14 AM
The Army's Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team is focused not only on replacements for the service's rotary aviation fleet, but on developing new unmanned aerial systems for "advanced teaming." Brig. Gen. Wally Rugen told reporters March 20 at the Pentagon, "we have to have a force that's optimized for large-scale combat ops, that's lethal, that's protected." Advanced teaming will involve "a deeper interoperability between the air and the ground, UAS that can do the dangerous work, that can do the...

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