SB>1 Defiant

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing filed the protest with GAO concerning the award of FLRAA contract to Bell V-280 Valor

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing filed the protest with GAO concerning the award of FLRAA contract to Bell V-280 Valor

The Bell V-280 has beaten the Sikorsky Defiant X to the US Army’s FLRAA program. Lockheed Martin Sikorsky and Boeing… Read More

1 year ago

Video shows SB>1 Defiant performing Slalom Manoeuvres, Carrying Sling Load and Landing with One Engine

"These test flights are part of our continuing demonstration of how DEFIANT supports the Army’s missions of massing combat power… Read More

2 years ago

Defiant Executes US Army Air Assault Mission Profile, Demonstrates Unsurpassed Speed, Maneuverability and Agility in High-Speed, Low-Level Operations and Confined Area Landings

These flights validate Defiant’s relevancy to the Army’s mission, providing agility at the objective (also known as the “X”), and… Read More

2 years ago

SB>1 Defiant Flexes Its Muscles by lifting a 5,300-pound Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System training load

The SB>1 Defiant helicopter demonstrated mission-relevant cargo capacity by lifting a 5,300-pound Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System training load. As… Read More

3 years ago

[Video] Sikorsky-Boeing Team reveals Defiant X, the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history

Defiant X is a complete weapon system that builds on the handling qualities and transformational capabilities proven by the team's… Read More

3 years ago

SB>1 Defiant achieved 211 knots straight and level and 232 knots in a descent with only two-thirds prop torque and engine power

On Oct. 12, 2020 with only about two-thirds prop torque and engine power, the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant achieved 211 knots… Read More

4 years ago

Cool video shows S-97 Raider and SB>1 Defiant flying in formation for the first time

On Jul. 29, 2020, Lockheed Martin and the Sikorsky and Boeing Team demonstrated Future Vertical Lift aircraft in action, showing… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] SB>1 Defiant achieves record speed of 205 knots

The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant recently achieved 205 knots, surpassing the top speed of the legendary Black Hawk. Released on Jun… Read More

4 years ago

[Video] SB>1 Defiant Exceeds 100 knots

The interesting video in this post features the Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 Defiant continuing to expand its flight envelope. Recently taken at… Read More

4 years ago

With AURA Program USMC Eyes Next Generation Aircraft to replace UH-1Y and AH-1Z Huey helicopters

With AURA Program the USMC is taking advantage of all the work manufacturers are already doing for the US Army's… Read More

5 years ago

Here are the first photos of Sikorsky Boeing SB>1 Defiant Helicopter

The SB>1 Defiant is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of today's conventional helicopters and offers advanced… Read More

5 years ago