Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky reveal radical SB> 1 Defiant & # 39; supercopter & # 39;

The future of war: Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky reveal radical SB> 1 Defiant & # 39; supercopter & # 39; who will be the fastest helicopter in the world (and will replace the Blackhawk AND Apache)

  • The radical vessel is being built by Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky – and has been unveiled for the first time.
  • Craft could replace the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter and the UH-60 Blackhawk
  • Craftwork goes out at 300 mph and can float 6,000 feet in the air

Mark Prigg for Dailymail.com

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It could be the future of military helicopters.

Called SB> 1 Defiant, the radical vessel is built by Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky – and has been unveiled for the first time.

The SB> 1 DEFIANT is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of current conventional helicopters and offers advanced maneuverability and maneuverability, & # 39; Sikorsky said.

The spaceship that could enter service in the 2030s could replace the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter and the UH-60 Blackhawk.

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The SB> 1 DEFIANT is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of current conventional helicopters and offers advanced maneuverability and maneuverability.

The SB> 1 DEFIANT is designed to fly at twice the speed and range of current conventional helicopters and offers advanced maneuverability and maneuverability.

When he enters service, the Defiant will carry a crew of four people and a cabin equipped for up to 12 combat-ready troops or eight medevac nests

When he enters service, the Defiant will carry a crew of four people and a cabin equipped for up to 12 combat-ready troops or eight medevac nests

When he enters service, the Defiant will carry a crew of four people and a cabin equipped for up to 12 combat-ready troops or eight medevac nests

When the Defiant enters service, he will carry a crew of four people and a cabin equipped for up to 12 combat-ready troops or eight medevac nests.

There will also be an attack variant that shares a common fly-by-wire powertrain and many other systems, but has a different composite hull and is much more heavily armed.

& # 39; Designed for army attack and attack missions and long-distance transport, infiltration and supply missions of the Marine Corps, the SB> 1 DEFIANT is ideally suited to provide the war veteran with unmatched capabilities for the various missions of the US armed forces, & # 39; the companies said.

SB1> DEFIANT FUNCTIONS

The Defiant shown in the clip would fly around with 250 knots and float at altitudes of 6,000 feet.

It has collapsible, ribbed composite rotor blades that create less downwash when it sinks to the ground to drop or take out soldiers and supplies.

Defiant is also designed to be efficient when transporting soldiers – the cabin seats 12 people comfortably or eight medevac pallets – the Blackhawk can carry only 11 soldiers.

And there is weapon labor in all types of flights.

The main advantage Defiant has to offer over a traditional helicopter is that it is twice as fast, two to three times as much, and only an extremely agile and agile platform is, said former boss Frank P. Conway, Sikorsky's experimental test pilot for both the SB> 1 and the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor, when the concept was unveiled for the first time.

He called the Defiant & # 39; a very hot, sexy plane.

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, and Boeing are partners on SB> 1 DEFIANT, as well as Future Vertical Lift Medium.

The Defiant would fly around with 250 knots and float at altitudes of 6,000 feet.

This is more than a hundred miles per hour faster than the UH-60M Blackhawk transport, while it reaches up to 183 km per hour.

It also has the power and strength to carry more cargo than the average helicopters, but Lockheed does not give away all its secrets – it has still released the reach and load capacity.

However, the company is proud of the innovative design of the machine.

The & # 39; warcopter & # 39; would be equipped with collapsible, ribbed composite rotor blades that create less downwash when it lowers to the ground to drop off soldiers and supplies.

And the push propeller and active rudders ensure pilots' pilots have more stability when they float, as a tool to help them accelerate and slow down during the flight.

The fly-by-wire concept, designed with two coaxial rotors and a pressure propeller, would go through the air with almost 300 mph and float like a hummingbird.

The fly-by-wire concept, designed with two coaxial rotors and a pressure propeller, would go through the air with almost 300 mph and float like a hummingbird.

The fly-by-wire concept, designed with two coaxial rotors and a pressure propeller, would go through the air with almost 300 mph and float like a hummingbird.

The & # 39; warcopter & # 39; would be equipped with collapsible, ribbed composite rotor blades that create less downwash when it lowers to the ground to drop off soldiers and supplies.

Defiant is designed to be more efficient when transporting soldiers – the cabin accommodates 12 people comfortably or eight medevac pallets – the Blackhawk can carry only 11 soldiers.

And there is weapon labor in all types of flights.

Lockheed also said that the Defiant can also "dramatically reduce the acoustic signature", meaning it is much quieter than traditional helicopters and can remain undetected by surrounding enemies.

Lockheed Martin & # 39; s Sikorsky and the Boeing Co. are still manufacturing parts for the first Defiant, which makes their appearance in the joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration (JMR TD) program.

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