SB-1 Needs Modification For Speed Goal

Credit: Defiant: Sikorsky/Boeing

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—The Sikorsky/Boeing team must modify the SB-1 Defiant to achieve the Marine Corps’ goal of 270 kt. for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) that will replace the Bell UH-1Y Venom fleet, industry officials say. The government must trade how large of an aircraft it needs...

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