February 16th, 2016

Sikorsky and Boeing have selected East/West Industries to join a newly-formed team that is building a next-generation helicopter technical demonstrator for evaluation by the U.S. Army for it Joint Multi Role Helicopter Program

East/West’s patented, lightweight, energy-attenuating troop seats will enable the aircraft — designated the SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter — to accommodate combat equipped troops, while providing proven energy-attenuating protection.