House panel wants Army to further explore hybrid and electric propulsion for FVL

By Dan Schere / June 12, 2023 at 2:44 PM
House lawmakers are asking the Army to provide briefings to the House Armed Services Committee on hybrid and electric vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) capabilities, as well as dual-use digital engineering on future vertical lift drive systems. Draft legislation from the House Armed Service cyber, information technologies and innovation subcommittee proposed as part of the fiscal year 2024 defense policy bill asks the Army to “continue to explore the development of novel VTOL concepts” such as hybrid and electric propulsion...

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