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August 5, 2016
The U.S. Army's only 2nd Infantry Division/ROK-US Combined Division demonstrated countering emerging threats and ensuring stability in the South Korea region during Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning's visit to Camp Casey and...
August 2, 2016
Top industry leaders will share their expertise in applying new and emerging technologies to meet business and operational goals with helicopter owners and operators at Rotor & Wing International's Rotorcraft Technology Summit in Fort Worth, Texas, this September. The Summit...
July 28, 2016
Lockheed Martin has delivered the final Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk to the U.S. Navy as part of the Navy's Foreign Military sales program with the Royal Australian Navy. The agreement was made in June 2011 for Australia to acquire 24 new-generation, multi-role naval...
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 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 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...
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 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...
June 15, 2016
South Korea has reportedly received its first four AgustaWestland AW159 Lynx Wildcat helicopters, according to local media reports in that country. The reports said the South...
June 14, 2016
U.S. and Polish forces participated in an air assault exercise called Anakonda 2016 in Poland last week. About 35 NATO helicopters from the Polish 1st Army Aviation Brigade, 25th Air Cavalry Bridge and the U.S...
June 13, 2016
The Australian Army, national leaders and citizens of that nation this past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of the midair collision of two Black Hawks that killed 18 troops conducting counterterrorism training.    The June 12, 1996, crash was "the most significant peacetime disaster to strike the Australian Army," said that service's chief, Lt. Gen. Angus Campbell, during ceremonies...
June 10, 2016
Despite military budget cuts, Qatar is moving forward with more helicopter purchases. The U.S. Defense Dept. said this week that Boeing has...
June 10, 2016
This week, aviators from around the world trained together in Kosovo for Operation Icarus, an exercise that builds cooperation between the U.S. and NATO partners when responding to complex situations.  Military crews of the Kosovo...
June 6, 2016
Russian Helicopters has signed memoranda of understand with the government of Kazakhstan. The parties are still discussing details of...
June 6, 2016
The U.S. defense secretary would be required to brief members of Congress one year from today on the Pentagon's progress in studying adverse health effects of rotorcraft operation on pilots, according to pending military funding legislation.   The House of Representatives Fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4909) includes Section 744, which directs the defense secretary to "carry...
May 31, 2016
The U.K. Defense Ministry is prepared to award a $3 billion contract for additional Apaches to Boeing rather than the Leonardo (Finmeccanica) Westland unit, according to a London press report.   The Telegraph newspaper said Boeing prevailed in bidding to provide 50 more attack helicopters for the British Army by "offering the new helicopters at a far lower price by tacking them on the end of a...
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