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Tim Malia on Sikorsky's X2 Helicopter Technology

Tim Malia on Sikorsky's X2 Helicopter Technology - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Tim Malia, director of future vertical lift-light at Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky subsidiary, told The War Zone in an interview published Wednesday about the X2 helicopter technology and its potential role in the development of FVL aircraft. “The term X2 technology refers to a suite of technologies developed by Sikorsky that enable the X2 aircraft to operate at high speed while improving operational capability, maneuverability, agility, survivability, and lethality at the landing zone,“ Malia said.

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Report: Boeing-Sikorsky Team Eyes December for SB>1 Defiant's First Flight

Report: Boeing-Sikorsky Team Eyes December for SB>1 Defiant's First Flight - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing and Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky subsidiary expect the SB>1 Defiant compound helicopter to have the initial flight in December, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. The two companies have teamed up to design and propose the aircraft for the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program. The service considers Defiant and the Bell V-280 Valor tiltrotor for the FVL initiative. …

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