While their prototypes wait for engines, FARA competitors touting their technology

By Dan Schere / May 5, 2023 at 11:49 AM
As Bell and Sikorsky await the delivery of the Improved Turbine Engines for their respective prototypes in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft competition, each company is making its best case to the Army for why its technology is preferred. Doug Bush, the Army’s top acquisition official, said FARA is currently eight months behind schedule , due in part to quality-control-related delays with the engines at the sub-vendor level. Bell, owned by Textron, is offering its 360 Invictus , which features...

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