SB>1 Defiant Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: USA

The SB>1 Defiant is a high-speed rotorcraft being developed by a Sikorsky-Boeing team for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role technology demonstration (JMR-TD) program. Boeing and Sikorsky are 50:50 partners for the project. The Defiant is a rigid coaxial-rotor compound helicopter based on Sikorsky's X2 technology (see separate record). The JMR-TD program is a precursor to the Army's planned Future Vertical Lift-Medium (FVL-M) program, which aims to replace the UH-60 Black Hawk starting...

 

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