The OTA awards occurred within seven months, as opposed to a typical 12-month process in a traditional contracting approach.
The Army recently awarded Textron's Bell and a Sikorsky-Boeing team project agreements under an Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Agreement for the second phase of the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competitive demonstration and risk-reduction effort.
The project agreements, awarded under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority, advance the schedule for FLRAA to an earlier milestone B decision, according to an Army press release issued today.
The Aviation & Missile Technology Consortium, an entity hosted by the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center, has had a resoundingly successful first year.
The Army, by way of an Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority, recently issued a request for proposals for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction effort.
Army to access groundbreaking aviation and missile technologies through 10-year, $2B OTA partnership with industry consortium
The U.S. Army's Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center awarded a new 10-year $2B OTA to the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium (AMTC).