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Navy’s Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) Passes Key Milestone: Completes Gate 2 R3B

The Navy’s Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) (FVL (MS)) program recently completed its Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), culminating in a Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities (N9) “Gate 2” Resources and Requirements Review Board (R3B). The board unanimously endorsed the results of the AoA and directed the program to proceed with the development of a Capabilities Development Document (CDD) and a Concept of Operations (CONOPS). The Navy’s legacy helicopter fleet of MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawks will begin to reach the end of their service lives in the late 2030’s following Service Life Extensions for both aircraft. FVL (MS) provides the Navy with the opportunity to transition the existing legacy fleet to a more capable platform required to operate in a Distributed Maritime Operations concept. Director, Air Warfare Division, N98, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Rear Admiral Buzz Donnelly said, “FVL (MS) will be the most widely distributed aviation platform in the Navy embarking on all surface combatants from future FFG to aircraft carriers and will contribute to more primary mission areas than any other aviation platform in the Navy.” FVL (MS) is envisioned as a crewed and uncrewed Family of Systems (FoS) that […]

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