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September 24, 2012
The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has granted a $33.2-million extension to an existing Northrop Grumman contract involving the second phase of the Advanced Rotary Wing Multifunction Sensor (ARMS), Multifunction RF...
September 19, 2012
AgustaWestland and Northrop Grumman announced on Sept. 18 that they will team up “to respond to anticipated requests for both the new U.S. Air Force Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) and the Navy’s recently announced program to develop a new “Marine One” Presidential Helicopter.” A statement noted that the aircraft will be U.S.-built and based on the AW101 Merlin, with Northrop...
September 18, 2012
Sikorsky Aircraft has handed over the last two UH-60M Black Hawks from a 15-helicopter order to the Swedish Defence Material...
September 18, 2012
The first modernized CH-53GA aircraft has been handed over to the German armed forces (Bundeswehr) by the Eurocopter Military Support Center, with another 39 aircraft to follow over a three-year period. The plan to update the aircraft reaches back to 2007 when it was decided to extend the design life of the aircraft from 6,000 to 10,000 hours. This should allow them to operate beyond 2030. Eurocopter is...
September 13, 2012
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has won a $10-million extension of an existing U.S. Army contract involving the...
September 12, 2012
Manchester, Conn.-based Timken Aerospace Transmissions has won a $16.9-million contract from the Defense...
September 12, 2012
Russian Helicopters has agreed to facilitate major fleet upgrades for two operators—Poly Technologies of China, which purchased 52 Mi-171Es, and NefteGazAeroCosmos, which will take delivery of 18 light Ka-226TGs for utility work in Russia. The manufacturer has also formed a partnership with Ramenskoye Design Co. (RDC), which will supply avionics for the Ka-52 Alligator. Under the contract with Poly...
September 10, 2012
  Politicians have allowed good old animosities and pointless diplomatic foot-stamping get in the way of good decision making that is in the long-term interest of the United States. As the Russian government continues its support of the collapsing leadership of Syria’s President Bashar al Assad, and tries to supply new and/or repaired helicopters to its forces (the ship, the Alaed carrying them...
September 6, 2012
Marine Corps Commandant, Gen. James Amos has stated that a program aimed at replacing the Sikorsky VH-60s and VH-3 Sea Kings that carry the president has moved forward...
September 4, 2012
Turbomeca has received a repair and overhaul contract from Saab AB for the Swedish Air Force. The global support package...
September 1, 2012
The U.S. Army’s Contracting Command at Redstone Arsenal has issued a $41.9-million contract extension to...
September 1, 2012
MD Helicopters has obtained a $40-million contract from the U.S. Army for the purchase of MD530F...
September 1, 2012
Boeing has issued contracts to Ottawa-based General Dynamics Canada and L-3 Communications MAS of Mirabel to provide in-service support for...
September 1, 2012
An AgustaWestland AW109 hovers in the air in preparation for training Albanian Ministry of Defence pilots through FB Heliservices. The Albanian Ministry of Defence has...
September 1, 2012
The MD530F was selected for its hot and high performance. Shindand Air Base sits at 3,400 feet. Back on March 16, 2011, the Department of the Army announced that it had awarded MD Helicopters a $186-million contract to provide six MD530Fs (including critical spares) to be the Rotary Wing Primary Training Aircraft (RWPTA) in Afghanistan. The six aircraft procured for the Afghan Air Force are models s/n...
September 1, 2012
The U.S. Marine Corps has employed the unmanned K-Max in the cargo resupply role in Afghanistan since November 2011. Thanks to the digital age, remotely piloted aircraft barely rate the raising an eyebrow, unless you’re on the battlefield and one is about to save the day for you. They have names like Predator, Fire Scout and Global Hawk. And who knows how many are still “black projects”...
August 30, 2012
Panama City, Fla.-based Coastal Helicopters has signed a $9-million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ), flight test support...
August 29, 2012
The U.S. Army has announced that its AH-64 fleet has surpassed 3.5 million flight hours. Built by the Boeing Company in Mesa...
August 28, 2012
Enstrom Helicopter has handed over the last of 16 480B turbine trainers, which will double as utility platforms, to the Royal...
August 21, 2012
Sikorsky Aircraft and Danish aerospace, defense and security provider, Terma A/S, have entered into talks examining how Terma’s aircraft...
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