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Sunday, April 18, 2021

Lockheed-Boeing team pitch Defiant X, its candidate for the Army’s long-range assault helo competition | Defense News

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Lockheed Martin-owned Sikorsky and Boeing finally unveiled their collaboration piece, the Defiant X. The Defiant X is the modified version of the SB-1 Defiant. According to the companies involved, this is a competition-ready aircraft, which will be submitted to the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault (FLRAA) competition. The Defiant X has tricycle-style landing gear and a sharper nose cone to reduce thermal signature and improve aerodynamic handling.

Source: https://www.defensenews.com/land/2021/01/25/lockheed-boeing-team-pitch-defiant-x-its-candidate-for-the-armys-long-range-assault-helo-competition/

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