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Bell V-280 flies autonomously for first time
Bell’s V-280 Valor tilt-rotor demonstrator flew autonomously for the first time Dec. 18 at Bell's facility in Arlington, Texas.
Bell set for historic demo of V-280 Tiltrotor
Bell is preparing to demonstrate the autonomous flight capability of its V-280 Valor advanced tiltrotor, under the US Army’s Joint Multi Role precursor to the Future Long-Range Assault Ai...
V-280 answers Army's call for high-tech and affordable
As the U.S. Army works to modernize, one thing is clear, all priority programs must have next-generation technology, without next-generation cost. That includes Future Vertical Lift and t...
Army Futures Command Makes Strides in First Year
Headed up by the Army Futures Command (AFC), FVL aims to replace the Army’s aging fleet of helicopters with next-generation aircraft.
How a Unique Partnership is Helping Modernize the U.S. Army
As the Army works to modernize, it’s using a new approach to get the most innovative technology possible for the war fighter. The key to success: partnering with industry from the beginni...
Next-Generation Aircraft to Transform Modern Battlefield
It is no secret that great power competition has refocused the military on strategic challenges to the United States’ national security.
If we don't modernize we don't win
As technology continues to evolve on so many fronts, nowhere is it more evident than in the world’s super powers and their military capabilities.
Stepping into the Future with the U.S. Army
When you have the best troops, you want the best equipment for them.
Digital Age Should Equal Military Modernization
While the U.S. Army calls for modernization and funding its Big Six Priorities, industry leaders are meeting the challenge to transition from legacy platforms to the most innovative techn...
Building on Legacy to Modernize the U.S. Army
Think about the technology in your home. Your car. Your workplace. Could you imagine using equipment that’s decades old?
Why Army Modernization is Vital to National Interests
The growing risk from foreign military advances should be cause for concern by more than just U.S. Army leaders.
The Incredible Advantages of Future Vertical Lift
On the battlefield of the future, the U.S. Army will need every advantage available to compete against its adversaries
Army Modernization: Critical to More Than National Defense
As U.S. Army leaders work to secure their FY20 budget from Congress, they are emphasizing how vital their request is for securing the Big Six priorities of Army Modernization.
The Bell V-280 Valor Proves the Future of Vertical Lift is Now
In January, the Bell V-280 Valor reached its namesake cruising speed of 280 knots true airspeed.
National Security Depends on Army Modernization
Keeping up with competitors takes money and the best there is to back it up. So, why wouldn’t we want the U.S. Army to have the right budget and the best technology to do its job? Our nat...