In the United States began testing the DEFIANT – speed new generation helicopter for the U.S. army. In creating a fighting machine was attended by experts from leading companies – Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky, according to replyua.net.
Florida was the first test flight of the DEFIANT – high-speed helicopter produced for the U.S. army. In the development of combat vehicles was attended by experts from leading companies – Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky. The developers appreciated the characteristics of their offspring. In particular, they stressed that the performance of the DEFIANT, high speed and good maneuverability, vehicles will be able to radically change the current rules of the real clashes.
As explained by David Coopersmith, who is in Boeing Vertical Lift Vice President, the helicopter, which is now considered as a prototype of the combat vehicles of the new generation, unique design of the tail. In addition, the designers have equipped the DEFIANT two coaxial screws. This was a significant “leap forward” in terms of the development of technologies to increase the flight range without refueling and to improve speed characteristics. Recall that previously appeared information about the intentions of the Pentagon to arm the laser cannon one of the warships of the United States.