Saturday, June 29, 2013

A Look At The Future Of US Army Aviation

US Army Aviation Into The 2050s -- DEW Line

The US Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) posted this video looking at future Army aviation concepts out to the 2050s. Frankly, a lot of these concepts look like they come out of the Halo series of video games or the movie Avatar--which is cool, but hopefully still technically feasible.

Dr Bill Lewis, director of the AMRDEC's Aviation Development Directorate, says he wants to encourage industry experts to view their video--conceived by their engineers and graphics artists--and to tell the Army if these ideas are feasible.

Some of the concepts include tilt-rotors that turn into jets...

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My Comment: As the previous post reveals .... these may be great ideas but it all comes down to money .... money that the US Army certainly does not have in today's world .... let alone in the future.

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