Future Vertical Lift: From Concept to Acquisition

WASHINGTON, July 21, 2015 - The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group will host a discussion on the vision for increasing aircraft commonality, and what it can bring in terms of increased capabilities and productivity. Full details appear below.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Second Floor Conference Center
Washington, DC 20036

Credentialed members of the press who wish to attend must email aschwartz@csis.org

Nick Lappos
Senior Technical Fellow, Advanced Technology, Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation and Chairman of the Vertical Lift Consortium Board of Directors

James Kelly
Staff Specialist, ODASD(MR) OASD(L&MR) F-35 Logistics Team Lead

Moderated by:
Andrew Hunter
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS


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