AVX Aircraft Company / L-3 Technologies - USA
United States (possible)
Developed to operate in close proximity to active ground elements by way of a broad array of air-to-ground ordnance and munitions options.
Surveil ground targets / target areas to assess environmental threat levels, enemy strength, or enemy movement.
Aircraft developed for the role of prototyping, technology demonstration, or research / data collection.
2 x General Electric Aviation XT901 turboshaft engines developing 3,000 horsepower each driving 2 x Three-bladed main rotor units in coaxial arrangement; 2 x Ducted-fan propulsion units.
(330 kph | 178 knots)
(4,500 m | 3 miles)
(2,500 km | 1,350 nm)
MACH Regime (Sonic)
RANGES (MPH) Subsonic: <614mph | Transonic: 614-921 | Supersonic: 921-3836 | Hypersonic: 3836-7673 | Hi-Hypersonic: 7673-19180 | Reentry: >19030
Variable depending on mission scope. Would include any of the following under the wing mainplanes:
1 x 20mm Autocannon in chin mounted turret (based on artist's concept work).
7.62mm OR 12.7mm machine guns.
7.62mm OR 12.7mm machine gun pods.
7- or 19-shot rocket pods.
20mm cannon pods.
Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs).
Stinger short-ranged Air-to-Air Missiles (AAMs).
Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) - Concept Program Name.