McConville: Getting FLRAA and FARA 'over the hump' must be the priority

By Dan Schere / April 27, 2023 at 1:38 PM
NASHVILLE, TN -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said the service's priority for future vertical lift must be getting the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft "over the hump," meaning quickly fielded and transitioned to being programs of record. The Army selected Textron’s Bell to produce the FLRAA aircraft late last year, and earlier this month the Government Accountability Office denied a bid protest from competitor Sikorsky, which had challenged the Army’s award. McConville told...

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