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US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

As Army aviation’s flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum. In so doing, Army aviation will get the right mix it needs to […]


Army Aviation Executive Updates Industry Members

Army Aviation Executive Updates Industry Members

The Army’s top aviation acquisition leader engaged industry members and community leaders on the future of Army aviation during an “Update for Industry” June 18 at The Summit. Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby, program executive officer for aviation, spoke to members […]


AgustaWestland Unveils the AW169 AAS

AgustaWestland Unveils the AW169 AAS

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has officially unveiled the latest generation AW169 AAS military helicopter during a dedicated ceremony held at the Army Aviation Association of America Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas (April 10th-13th) today. The AW169 […]


Army Aviation Looking To Overcome ‘Degraded Visual Environment’

Army Aviation Looking To Overcome ‘Degraded Visual Environment’

Army acquisition officials are pursuing solutions to help aircraft crews navigate through what is called a “degraded visual environment.” A degraded visual environment, or DVE, is a circumstance wherein weather, obscurants or obstacles thwart the ability of a crew to […]


TRADOC sees role of Army aviation growing while force downsizes

TRADOC sees role of Army aviation growing while force downsizes

With a smaller, leaner force in the future, aviation will play a bigger and more significant role than it has over the last decade, said the Army’s Training and Doctrine commander. Speaking before members of the Association of the U.S. […]


Future Vertical Lift Aircraft Faster, with Less Logistics Footprint

Future Vertical Lift Aircraft Faster, with Less Logistics Footprint

The Army’s aircraft of the future will be faster than what the service has now, it will carry more weight, it will require less of a logistical footprint, and officials said it will better do what Army aviation is meant […]


Aging Kiowa, Vertical UAS Among Army Aviation Challenges

Aging Kiowa, Vertical UAS Among Army Aviation Challenges

Probably by this summer, the Army will be floating a new idea past the troops for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Not a program of record, but something the Army expects to test in Afghanistan this summer, the Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence […]


Army Outlines Challenges for Aviation Branch

Army Outlines Challenges for Aviation Branch

In remarks before members of the Association of the U.S. Army, the commander of the Army’s Aviation Center of Excellence at Fort Rucker, Ala., stressed that while there’s no doubt Army aviation continues to meet the needs of the nation […]


Army aviation community tackles way ahead

Army aviation community tackles way ahead

FORT RUCKER, Ala.: More than 500 members of the Aviation Branch from around the world descended upon Fort Rucker Nov. 1-5 to discuss and solve issues within the Aviation Enterprise community. Aviation Synchronization Conference No. 20 addressed 42 issues ranging […]


 
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