In this new era of great power competition against countries such as Russia and China, the U.S. Army believes it needs next-generation rotorcraft that can overmatch these potential rivals and survive in dangerous urban jungles. To meet this objective, the Army has identified three types of aircraft it says would give its soldiers and aviators a decisive advantage in future wars. Under the umbrella of the Army-led, multiservice Future Vertical Lift (FVL) initiative, the service will pursue ...

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