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The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey

A combat-capable tilt-rotor that actually includes weapons systems and doesn’t suck? Where has this been hiding?

For less than a third the price of each $70 million Osprey, the Army will get nearly the same performance from the V-280 Valor.

Source: The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey | WIRED

The US Army Wants to Figure Out What Comes After Helicopters

I thought they were getting F-35s like everyone else.

The US Army is starting down a decades-long path to replace it’s existing helicopters and may end up buying something that, technically speaking, isn’t a helicopter.

Source: The US Army Wants to Figure Out What Comes After Helicopters | VICE News

Army kicking out decorated Green Beret who stood up for Afghan rape victim

The U.S. Army is kicking out a decorated Green Beret after an 11-year Special Forces career, after he got in trouble for shoving an Afghan police commander accused of raping a boy and beating up her mother when she reported the incident.

Source: Army kicking out decorated Green Beret who stood up for Afghan rape victim