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Helicopter Raider X now carries Hellfire missiles for the US military.
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Helicopter Raider X now carries Hellfire missiles for the US military.

Sikorsky, a company owned by the U.S. aerospace, arms, defense, information security, and technology company Lockheed Martin, just released new photos of its Raider X prototype helicopter with Hellfire missiles and a 20mm main gun. Sikorsky's plan for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program of the U.S. Army has been sent to West Palm Beach, Florida, for testing. Jay Macklin, business development director for Sikorsky Army Programs and Innovations, says that Sikorsky has 98 percent of the parts needed to finish the Raider, and the whole plane is about 90 percent done. Macklin said, "Our acceptance test procedures are more than half done." Macklin said at a press conference on June 28, 2022, "We're working very closely with the U.S. Army on the whole build. They're ver...