As part of the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program, Sikorsky shared a new video of the Defiant X concept with coaxial rotor.
The helicopter, expected to enter service in the 2030s, will replace existing UH-60 Black Hawk fleets. The Defiant X is said to have a greater range and speed than the Black Hawks.
Designed to carry four crew members and 12 passengers, the platform is expected to have a cruising speed of 462 km/h.
#DEFIANTX brings speed and maneuverability to where it matters most: delivering combat power in support of the ground commander.— Sikorsky (@Sikorsky) April 7, 2021
Learn more about the future of vertical lift: https://t.co/Wql722w5lY@Sikorsky 🤝 @BoeingDefense #ArmyModernization #FVL #FLRAA pic.twitter.com/9ln6Yq75iF