The SB-1 Defiant is a hybrid helicopter's tail pusher prop electrically driven. There's no mechanical link between the tail pusher prop and the engine minimizing weight, complexity and maximing safety. So if the tail rotor gets blown off the helicopter can still fly as fast as current Blackhawk using only its main tandem rotors.Blachawk replacement contender SB-Defiant on test flight:
Perhaps he's partly referring to this missile...Watch it @ 6:40......
Published on Apr 10, 2015
The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman for Lot 9 full-rate production (FRP) of the AGM-88E AARGM missiles in March, according to a company news release.
What is your prediction about this new missile's propulsion system???Perhaps he's partly referring to this missile...
Northrop Grumman gets a new AARGM missiles contract, this time for $165 million
Northrop Grumman, one of the biggest U.S. defense contractors, has received a new U.S. Navy AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) missiles contract. The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grudefence-blog.com
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