Sikorsky SB-1 Defiant

Future helicopter


Derived from s-97 Raider


  • Sikorsky SB-1 Defiant

Sikorsky teamed Boeing for the US Army Joint Multi-Role (JMR) / Future Vertical Lift (FVL) programme.

Main contender will be Bell V-280 Valor.

Other options included:
  • AVX
  • Lockheed Martin

  • Model News

    Rockwell Collins to Assist in FVL Development, 14-Nov-16 : Rockwell Collins will assist the US Army in investigating advanced open-system architecture technologies for the Future Vertical Lift (FVL) aircraft

    ATEC Engine Demo for Future Vertical Lift Program, 04-Oct-16 : US Army contract to Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, for a demonstration engine applicable to future vertical lift combat helicopters

    US Army Aviation Seeking Runway-Independent UAS, 10-May-16 : Maj Gen William Gayler, commander U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence Fort Rucker, spoke at the 2016 Army Aviation Mission Solution Summit in Atlanta of the different running programs

    US Army Discuss Future Vertical Lift Architecture, 30-Oct-15 : Future Vertical Lift, or FVL, is an initiative looking at the next-generation of rotorcraft for 2040 and beyond for the U.S. military.

    Sikorsky, Boeing selected to build SB-1 Defiant, 12-Aug-14 : Washington - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., and Boeing have been selected to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator Phase 1 program (JMR TD), paving the way for the next generation of vertical lift aircraft.

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    From Organisation with model SB-1 Defiant

    Construction Numbers on database of SB-1 Defiant or its versions

    1SB-1 Defiant

    Construction Numbers Help Us

    C/NBuilt asYearHistory
    1 ? : Dec16 fuselage pictured undergoing structural and load +

    1 C/N.

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