Textron’s Bell and United States Military Make A Move Toward the Future

Textron’s Bell emerges victorious. The United States Army recently awarded its largest helicopter procurement decision in four decades recently.

Textron’s Bell was the winner of the military’s competition to build the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA).

The deal is for $1.3BN and the new vehicles will replace close to 2,000 Black Hawk helicopters currently in service.

Martin Peryea, CEO of Jaunt Air Mobility, spoke to the significance of the award and what it means for the Army going forward.

Martin’s Thoughts:

“Congratulations. The bell flight on the Army’s selection of the V-280 tiltrotor for the Army’s future long range of the SALT program, all part of the Army’s Future Vertical Lift program. This is a big win for Bell as the production of the V-22 and H1 programs winds down. The Army’s selection of the V-280 is a validation that speed and range are important to the army, which the Black Hawks cannot provide.

An interesting note is that the army in NASA funded the early development of Tiltrotor technology. The XB-15 was her precursor of the development of the V-22. The army’s selection of the V-280 will allow the army to change how they engage in future combat missions. Like the change, the Marines win through with the Bell V-22.

Again, congratulations to the Bell on a major win for the development of the next-generation tiltrotor aircraft.”


Follow us on social media for the latest updates in B2B!


Healthcare Cyberattacks
Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

Read More
CES 2023 crowd attendance
Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

Read More
ACA health plans
Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

Read More