Finally: U.S. officially launches Next Generation Future Attack Reconnaissance helicopter

S Army FARA prototypes 95% complete while FLRAA stays on full halt. Sikorsky and Bell helicopter proposals are drawing close to completion for the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft competition.

Both US Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme contenders, the Bell 360 Invictus and Sikorsky S-97 Raider X, are over 95% ready as both types await delivery of the General Electric T901 3,000hp engine.