Abe Peck

Army Futures Command's Future Vertical Lift cross-functional team, in conjuction with The U.S. Army Program Executive Office - Aviation, Aviation Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, and the Manuever Battle Lab, conducted flight tests and manuevers on February 25-26, 2021 at Leyte West Airfield, Fort Benning, Georgia. The Future Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (FTUAS) Rodeo occuring on March 2-5, 2021 is the capstone event for a yearlong capabilities assessment of four commercial UAV systems conducted by five brigade combat teams. The Army is conducting a "buy, try, inform" approach to rapidly develop informed requirements for an RQ7 Shadow replacement. (U.S. Army Photo by Mr. Luke J. Allen) For more downloadable photos, please visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/armyfutures/albums/72157718482910623

Four Potential Future Tactical VTOL Systems Advance in Quest for Modernization

A seven-week Base Period concluded May 24 with “agreement option 1” awards to four Project Agreement Holders for the Army’s FTUAS.