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July 26, 2016
Sikorsky has demonstrated that its VH-92A meets U.S. Marine Corps requirements for transporting the U.S. president and provides exceptional, affordable and supportable mission performance by completing a critical design review earlier this month, company and military officials said. The review clears the Lockheed Martin unit to begin assembly, test and evaluation of the VH-92A under a $1.24 billion...
July 22, 2016
The Royal Australian Navy's HMAS Canberra has successfully landed a U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey on its flight desk for the first time. The trial was conducted as part of the Sea Phase for Exercise Rim of...
July 18, 2016
Lockheed Martin's and Northrop Grumman's joint venture, Longbow LLC, received a nearly $90 million contract from the U.S. Army to upgrade fire control radars on Apache helicopters...
July 18, 2016
Russia's navy is deploying the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov to the Mediterranean Sea near Syria to support air strikes with aircraft that include Kamov KA-52K helicopters, according to a report from the UPI news service. That flagship of the Russian navy is slated to join the Syrian campaign in...
July 15, 2016
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd. and Bell Helicopter will work together to support India's aviation and defense modernization initiatives. The joint venture will develop both commercial and government light utility and reconnaissance helicopter...
July 12, 2016
Kaman is starting work to remanufacture and upgrade four SH-2Gs for Peru's navy following receipt of a $39.8 million contract, the company said today at the Farnborough Air Show.   Kaman Aerosystems Air Vehicles and MRO division secured the contract from General Dynamics Mission Systems—Canada, the lead contractor on the project. Kaman said it already had realized sales of $10.6 million through...
July 11, 2016
Boeing said it has delivered three H-47 Chinooks to the Australian Army last week, 85 days after receiving the order. The delivery brings Australia's...
July 8, 2016
The USAF Helicopter Pilots Assn. will hold its 20th reunion next week in Great Falls, Montana. The group was established in 1985 "to...
July 8, 2016
Piedmont Propulsion Systems (PPS) is advancing into the military helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul market with approval from the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command to maintain and overhaul Sikorsky UH-60 main rotor hubs.  PPS provides aircraft...
July 7, 2016
The U.S. State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel of excess SH-60F Seahawks of roughly $300 million, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency told Congress July 5.  Included in the transaction are spares and repair parts, support and test...
July 1, 2016
Iraq's military has taken delivery of a new batch of Mil Mi-28NE under a $4-billion-plus agreement signed in 2012 to support counter-insurgency operations in the country, according to published reports citing a statement by the Iraqi defense ministry.    The deliveries were described variously as the last of 40 of the all-weather, day-night, tandem-seat...
July 1, 2016
The U.S. Air Force introduced the first of 21 HH-60G Pave Hawks as part of the Operational Loss Replacement (OLR) program. The HH-60G is used to conduct combat search and...
July 1, 2016
Mike Hangge I write this column knowing and accepting that I am neither the finest of leaders nor an expert on leadership. I have, however, spent the last three decades in various military positions leading and following. We are currently experiencing the dreaded political change from a “wartime army” to a “standing peacetime army.” Although there are differing opinions regarding...
July 1, 2016
Our mission at R&WI is to be the business resource for managers of rotorcraft operations around the world. This is not new; for nearly 50 years we have strived to serve this industry’s business intelligence needs. In that pursuit, we long have benefitted from the counsel of forward-thinking leaders. To better serve our readers, we are formalizing that counsel with an Editorial Advisory Board...
June 30, 2016
Russian Helicopters has delivered two Mi-17V-5s to Serbia's Ministry of Defense.  An agreement for the aircraft had...
June 27, 2016
A Bell Helicopter 412EPI was on display for the Royal Thai Army's Aviation Day earlier this month in Lopburi, Thailand. June 14 commemorated Lt. Chuchat Waneeson...
June 24, 2016
Lockheed Martin said the CH-53K King Stallion completed an external lift of 27,000 lb at Sikorsky's Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. L-M is developing the aircraft for the...
June 23, 2016
Egypt has received the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers, which were bought last year for about $1.1 billion. Cairo is planning to purchase 46 attack Ka-52Ks for...
June 23, 2016
Sikorsky said it has accepted a prototype aircraft by its Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) to build a fleet of multi-role T70 helicopters. The undersecretariat signed a contract with TAI and the subcontractors on Feb. 21, 2014, to procure 109...
June 22, 2016
A U.S. veteran of the Vietnam War will receive the Medal of Honor almost five decades later, the White House said this week. Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles has been credited with saving 44 lives on May 15, 1967, as he served as a helicopter commander in the 176th Aviation Company, 14th Combat Aviation Battalion, Americal Division in Duc Pho, South Vietnam. That day, a North Vietnamese enemy...
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