July 29 - 31, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

White Papers

Future Vertical Lift: How We Got Here (Investing in Vertical Lift Modernization - Part I)

Future Vertical Lift: How We Got Here (Investing in Vertical Lift Modernization - Part I)

Understanding the drivers of vertical lift modernization is key to informed decision making about the trade-offs involved in future investment options. This analysis, by Gabriel Coll and Andrew Hunter of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, looks at how the United States arrived at vertical lift modernization’s current state through past investments.

Prospects for Future Vertical Lift (Investing in Vertical Lift Modernization - Part II)

Prospects for Future Vertical Lift (Investing in Vertical Lift Modernization - Part II)

This expert analysis, by Gabriel Coll and Andrew Hunter of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, explores prospects for vertical lift modernization in the coming decades, the timing and pace of FVL, potential upgrades to the current fleet, and long-term options for FVL.