DEFIANT X

Lockheed Martin publishes interview with Defiant test pilots

Lockheed Martin publishes interview with Defiant test pilots

9-Aug-2022Source: Lockheed Martin

  Sikorsky pilot Bill Fell and Boeing pilot Ed Henderscheid have a combined 60-plus years of helicopter experience between them, and are part of the program to bring the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) to the United States Army. In this Q&A, they share what they love about the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT technology... Read more

Honeywell power systems and generators selected for SB1 Defiant X

Honeywell power systems and generators selected for SB1 Defiant X

27-Apr-2022Source: Honeywell

A variety of Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) engine and power systems technology has been selected by Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing for its DEFIANT X® helicopter, currently a contender to win the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition. Team DEFIANT selected Honeywell’s GTCP 36-150 auxiliary power units (APUs) series, as well as Honeywell’s main engine generator and APU... Read more

Parker Aerospace selected hydraulics and flight controls for Defiant FLRAA bid

Parker Aerospace selected hydraulics and flight controls for Defiant FLRAA bid

7-Apr-2022Source: Parker Aerospace

Parker Aerospace, a business segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced the Sikorsky-Boeing team has selected multiple Parker technologies for the DEFIANT X® entrant in the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition that include main hydraulic pumps, auxiliary pumps, flight control modules, main rotor servoactuators (MRS) and... Read more

SB>1 DEFIANT Helicopter Completes Long-Endurance Flight to Nashville

SB>1 DEFIANT Helicopter Completes Long-Endurance Flight to Nashville

4-Apr-2022Source: Lockheed Martin

After three years of proving its transformational flight capabilities, the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT® helicopter arrived in Nashville this week to give U.S. Army Aviators a first-hand look at this impressive aircraft at the Army Aviation Association of America’s annual summit. Army aviators at the summit will be able to see how Team DEFIANT... Read more

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Adds to Team DEFIANT

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing Adds to Team DEFIANT

4-Apr-2022Source: Lockheed Martin

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) announced six new members of Team DEFIANT. These supplier teammates will join the team to support DEFIANT X®, the advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition. Joining the team are: ATI, Cudahy, Wisconsin: gearbox forgings Collins Aerospace, Windsor Locks,... Read more

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant demos slaloms, external load and single-engine capabilities

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant demos slaloms, external load and single-engine capabilities

25-Feb-2022Source: Sikorsky

In three demonstrations during the same flight, the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT® helicopter demonstrated it is not only maneuverable, survivable and fast, but also provides the critical external lift capability of traditional rotorcraft. With DEFIANT X®, the team’s offering for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA), crews will deliver troops and cargo to the objective... Read more

Honeywell selected by Lockheed Martin Sikorksy-Boeing to power Defiant X in Key US Army Pursuit

Honeywell selected by Lockheed Martin Sikorksy-Boeing to power Defiant X in Key US Army Pursuit

14-Feb-2022Source: Honeywell

Honeywell (NASDAQ: HON) has been selected to provide its new HTS7500 turboshaft engine as the power behind the Lockheed Martin Sikorsky-Boeing DEFIANT X® helicopter, currently a contender to win the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) competition. The HTS7500 turboshaft engine is the newest and most technologically advanced model in Honeywell’s family of military engines,... Read more

Sikorsky-Boeing delivers FLRAA proposal early to US Army

Sikorsky-Boeing delivers FLRAA proposal early to US Army

14-Sep-2021Source: Lockheed Martin

The Sikorsky-Boeing team released the following statement on the early submittal of the proposal for DEFIANT X™ for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA). This statement can be attributed to Paul Lemmo, president, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and to Mark Cherry, vice president and general manager, Vertical Lift, Boeing Defense, Space &... Read more

Sikorsky and Boeing update Defiant X for US Army FLRAA bid

Sikorsky and Boeing update Defiant X for US Army FLRAA bid

27-Jan-2021Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) released details of its advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission... Read more

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