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September 28, 2016
St. Michael is often depicted standing over a slain dragon in victory, sword in hand. An archangel, he is portrayed in the Bible as a symbol of good conquering evil, of bravery.    "Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back," says Revelation 12:7. "They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their...
September 26, 2016
North Korea held its first air show Sunday, and only two of the planes were remote-controlled scale...
September 23, 2016
Modern Day Marine 2016 kicks off next week from Sept. 27 to 29. This event, co-sponsored by Marine Military Expos and Marine Corps Base, Quantico, is a military equipment, systems...
September 23, 2016
More than 26,000 attendees are expected to visit 600 displays in the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. during the Assn. of the U.S...
September 15, 2016
The WZ-10 replaces the Z-9 as China's primary attack helicopter. China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) has equipped all its ground forces with WZ-10s, according to news reports. These combat helicopters, also referred to simply as Z-10s, are designed primarily for anti-tank missions.  The Z-10 replaces the PLA's Z-9 as its primary attack helicopter, which it had been for 20 yr, according to a...
September 15, 2016
Russia is to export military Mi-8/17 and Mi-24/35 helicopters to four African countries this year and next...
September 14, 2016
The first two NHIndustries NH90s made their way to the Spanish Army’s Manoeuvre III Battalion based in the northern region of La Rioja on Tuesday, according to a news release. Designated as the HT-29 Caiman by the Army’s...
September 14, 2016
A 50-year-old helicopter that flew 3,500 hours of combat in Vietnam and was shot down four times...
September 13, 2016
Lockheed Martin's new facility in Nowra, Australia, celebrated the 24th and final delivery of an MH-60R SEAHAWK to the Royal Australian Navy. That delivery occurred earlier this year. The new facility will house the new fleet and is comprised of two buildings: a...
September 12, 2016
The retirement of the RCAF's 28 Sea King helicopters is ongoing and on schedule to conclude by December 2018...
September 8, 2016
Russia is seeing development in a few different areas, from the commencement of its international military-technical forum “ARMY-2016” and other international, as well as national, endeavors. Russian Helicopters will present a private showing of a full-scale sample of the Mi-8AMTsh-VA at ARMY-2016, which began Sept. 6 and will run until Sept. 11. This helicopter is the new “Arctic”...
September 2, 2016
Photo courtesy of Bidgee / CC BY-SA 3.0 AU The Australian Army's Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger fleet of 22 has “not yet delivered the original capability expected by the Australian Government,” according to a 64-page Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) report released Thursday. The report cited 76 capability deficiencies regarding operational...
September 1, 2016
Sep. 1 is the anniversary of the earthquake that struck Tokyo in 1923. Photo courtesy of The Osaka Mainichi Japan held a major drill today to test national, prefecture and local government agencies' responses to a massive earthquake off its central and eastern coasts.   Rotorcraft...
August 31, 2016
As the U.S. Army readies to bring its current crop of Humvees into the 21st century with a new vehicle, reconnaissance officials...
August 30, 2016
The Afghan Air Force (AAF) has taken delivery of its last four MD-530 Cayuse Warrior helicopters from the US Air...
August 26, 2016
Army has announced a $154 million contract for a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and Honeywell International Inc...
August 24, 2016
During the month of August, Special Operations Command Europe and adjacent units conducted...
August 22, 2016
The Nigerian federal government is making a comprehensive arrangement to respond to the attacks on oil installations in...
August 15, 2016
Russian Helicopters has been awarded a firm-price contract for the supply of technical aviation equipment to...
August 5, 2016
The early bird deadline for discounted registration to R&WI's Rotorcraft Technology Summit is today. Interested attendees can register by today to receive a discount of $200 from their registration fees for the event to be held in Fort Worth, Texas, Sep. 19 to 20. You can register on the summit's website at...
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