UK MoD to Integrate New Missile System on Navy, Army AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcats

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has enlisted AgustaWestland to integrate, test and install the...

AgustaWestland AW149 Gains Military Certification

The Italian Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO) has granted military certification to...

Sikorsky Wins Keep Momentum Through Short-Term Difficulties

During an exclusive interview heading into the Farnborough International Airshow, Sikorsky...

  • Law-Abiding UAVs

    September 1, 2014 | This X4 UAV is equipped with position lights for added safety. Photo courtesy of Draganfly Innovations Pilots and operators of manned aircraft are under a significant threat as inexpensive microdrones proliferate, while the FAA drags its heels in crafting a...

  • United Nations Mi-8 Downed in Sudan 

    August 27, 2014 | The Russian operator of a United Nations chartered Mi-8 helicopter that crashed on August 26 in South Sudan has been claimed to have been brought down by rebel ground fire, possibly a rocket-propelled-grenade (RPG). There were three fatalities among the Russian...

  • Indian Defence Ministry Bans Finmeccanica From Bidding

    August 27, 2014 | Although still conducting its investigation into whether senior managers from Finmeccanica’s subsidiary AgustaWestland paid bribes to win a defense contract for 12 AW101 Merlin VIP helicopters, Reuters news agency reports that the Indian Ministry of...

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  • Sikorsky, Boeing to Build FVL Technology Demonstrator

    August 13, 2014 | The U.S. Army Aviation Technology Directorate has selected Sikorsky and Boeing to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology...

  • Strengthening Supply Chain Reliability

    July 10, 2014 | In producing a complicated landing gear system for a test version of a new military light tactical helicopter, Triumph Aerospace Systems - a member of Triumph Group – was seeking a supplier that could make some critical parts in a limited quantity...

  • Boeing Sends 15th CH-147F to Canadian Air Force

    July 7, 2014 | Boeing has delivered the 15th CH-147F medium-to-heavy-lift helicopter to the Royal Canadian Air Force. The Canadian CH-147F is a multi-mission helicopter that features a modernized airframe with a long-range fuel system allowing it to fly twice as far...

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