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Panel: Open Architecture Key to Pentagon’s Future Vertical Lift Program

Panel: Open Architecture Key to Pentagon’s Future Vertical Lift Program

The Bell V-247 tiltrotor is an unmanned aerial system (UAS) that will combine the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a conventional fixed-wing aircraft, and would provide long-endurance persistent expeditionary and surveillance and fires capabilities. Bell Image

Getting reliability, maintenance and a backbone built on open architecture right first is how the Pentagon is approaching its future vertical lift programs, defense officials said on Tuesday. Read More

Stackley to Lead Pentagon Effort To Reorganize Separate Research, Acquisition Offices

Stackley to Lead Pentagon Effort To Reorganize Separate Research, Acquisition Offices

Sean Stackley, then-assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, addresses members of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Reserve Component during a winter program review in January 2016. US Navy photo.

The Navy’s acting secretary was tapped to lead a transition of the Defense Department’s research and acquisition office as it splits into two next year. Read More