The Week In Defense, Sept. 9-16, 2021

Defiant X
The bid based on the Defiant X is aiming to reach the Army’s 250 kt. speed goal using a coaxial, rigid rotor with a pusher propeller.
Credit: Sikorsky
Sikorsky, Boeing Base U.S. Army Helicopter Bid on Defiant X A Sikorsky/Boeing team has delivered a proposal that it hopes will claim the U.S. Army contract to develop and build the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft, the companies announced on Sept. 7. The proposal, based on the Defiant X concept...
Jen DiMascio

Based in Washington, Jen previously managed Aviation Week’s worldwide defense, space and security coverage.

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