New ideas sought for beefing up Army aircrew protection

By Sebastian Sprenger / May 12, 2016 at 8:05 AM
The Army has extended the response deadline for a research effort aimed at increasing the protection of helicopter pilots and their crews, according to a notice published online. The Aircraft and Aircrew Protection (A&AP) program is a two-phased effort, unveiled earlier this year, to design an "integrated platform solution that exemplifies effective total survivability without loss of performance," the Army wrote in an updated solicitation posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The new deadline for interested organizations to respond...

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