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Futuristic ‘Defiant X’ in Running to Become Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Helicopter

February 3, 2021

Defiant X helicopter – Courtesy Sikorsky and Boeing

From the Military.com website

Sikorsky and Boeing Co. have unveiled the futuristic helicopter they’re proposing to be the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft.

In a series of mockup photos and videos, Sikorsky and Boeing officials on Monday revealed Defiant X: a compound coaxial helicopter, like its predecessor the SB>1 Defiant, but with significant upgrades for troops headed into combat zones.

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