Defence Helicopter

PREMIUM: Defiant X enters FLRAA reckoning

25th January 2021 - 12:51 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

A modified version of the SB>1 Defiant could become the US Army's next long range assault helicopter.

Boeing and Sikorsky have jointly launched Defiant X for consideration in the US Army’s Future Long-Range Assault (FLRAA) programme.

The co-axial helicopter builds on the SB>1 Defiant demonstrator that continues to undergo flight tests at the Sikorsky facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, but has been designed with a ...

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