The U.S. Army has awarded 10 contracts to a number of companies worth a total of around $30 million to develop Air-Launched Effects (ALE) technologies for vertical lift aircraft planned… Continue reading "Air-Launched Effects Contracts Awarded by US Army"
Previously on Overt Defense, we covered the reveal of Bell’s low-risk proposal for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program, the 360 Invictus. Now Sikorsky, Karem, and AVX have put… Continue reading "Sikorsky and Karem Reveal their Cutting-edge FARA Proposals"
Future Attack-Recon Aircraft Will Use Air-Launched Drone and Long-Range Missiles to Defeat Air Defenses
As with the Comanche that preceded it, the US Army’s Future Attack-Recon Aircraft (FARA) is being built around an emphasis on countering enemy air defenses. Comanche relied on stealth shaping… Continue reading "Future Attack-Recon Aircraft Will Use Air-Launched Drone and Long-Range Missiles to Defeat Air Defenses"