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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Pentagon, Army Developing Future, Next-generation Helicopter Fleet

U.S. Army

The Pentagon and the U.S. Army are in the early stages of a far-reaching Science & Technology (S&T) effort designed to engineer, build and deliver a next-generation helicopter with vastly improved avionics, electronics, range, speed, propulsion, survivability, operating density altitudes and payload capacity, service officials explained. The Army-led Joint Multi-Role (JMR) program is a broadly-scoped Pentagon effort, including input, officials and working group members from the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), other military services, Coast Guard, Special Operations Command and NASA, among others. Full Story

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