Raider X Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: USA

The Raider X helicopter is under development by Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, for the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. It is an enlarged derivative of Sikorsky's S-97 Raider design. The Raider X is about 20 percent larger than its predecessor. The helicopter has a total weight of 14,000 lb (6,350 kg). The Raider X features rigid, counter-rotating coaxial rotors with a pusher propeller system developed from Sikorsky's X2 technology demonstrator....

 

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