Sikorsky, Boeing Select Honeywell’s HTS7500 Turboshaft Engine to Power DEFIANT X Helicopter Written 11 February 2022


Sikorsky-Boeing DEFIANT X | Credit: Boeing; YouTube; framegrab

Inside Defense reports that Sikorsky and The Boeing Company announced Thursday that they have chosen “Honeywell’s HTS7500 turboshaft engine to power their DEFIANT X helicopter, one of two contenders for the Army’s Future Long Range-Assault Aircraft.” In a statement, Ricky Freeman, President of Defense & Space at Honeywell Aerospace, said, “We’re confident our HTS7500 engine on the DEFIANT X platform will provide the Army with an agile, fast and maneuverable platform that will help ensure overmatch capability in the future battlespace.”
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