Future Vertical Lift: The Next Generation of Rotorcraft

  • Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014
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  • A Discussion with:

    Mr. Jose M. Gonzalez
    Deputy Director, Land Warfare and Munitions, Tactical Warfare Systems
    Office of the Secretary of Defense, AT&L

    and

    Brigadier General Gary L. Thomas
    Deputy Director, Force Management, Application and Support
    The Joint Staff, J8

    and

    Colonel Kevin J. Christensen
    Force Support Division, Force Management, Application and Support
    The Joint Staff, J8

    Moderated by:

    Dr. Maren Leed
    Senior Adviser, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies

    Please join us for a discussion with the co-chairs of the Executive Steering Group for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) program, Mr. Jose Gonzalez and BGen Gary Thomas. They will be joined by COL Kevin Christensen, chief of the Force Support Division, J8. The discussion will address the state of US military rotorcraft fleets, the operational and material rationale for the FVL effort, and the basic structure of the initiative.