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January 1, 2012
The fourth of eight Black Hawks destined for the Swedish Defence Material Administration. Sikorsky The U.S. Army has taken delivery of its...
January 1, 2012
The transformation that no military wants, yet financial restraint is pushing everyone inexorably toward, is now upon us. Multi-role must now be the way forward. Not because it is better, but because it is rapidly becoming the only financially acceptable choice. Collaboration is a vital part of competition in terms of winning defense contracts. This is already part of the fabric around the procurement...
December 29, 2011
AgustaWestland has handed over the last Lynx AH Mk9A to the British Army Air Corps. The Lynx Mk9A is a fleet-wide upgrade of the Lynx Mk9...
December 22, 2011
Eurocopter has handed over the first two AS350B2 Ecureuils that are part of a nine-helicopter order to the Ecuadorian Armed Forces...
December 22, 2011
AgustaWestland has completed deliveries of two NH90 NFHs to the Italian Army and Navy. The helicopters were the first from...
December 8, 2011
Boeing is promoting its AH-6i to meet reconnaissance/attack helicopter requirements for military forces in the Middle East. The AH-6i is the aircraft Boeing is entering in the U.S. Army’s Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) competition. Mike Burke, director of attack helicopters business development for Boeing, said that the AH-6i currently meets all the...
December 8, 2011
Eurocopter has handed over the final Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) as part of a 22-aircraft order...
December 8, 2011
Australia’s MRH90 helicopter program has received a significant boost with an agreement between the Commonwealth and manufacturer...
December 6, 2011
Boeing is close to signing a deal with another international defense force as a new customer for the AH-64D Block III, although it is a little premature to say which one, when or how many, according Mike Burke, director of business development for attack helicopter programs. During presentations at the Dubai Air Show...
December 6, 2011
AgustaWestland has handed over the first NH90 NFH to the Norwegian Armed Forces as part of a 14-helicopter order. The...
December 5, 2011
Lockheed Martin has received two contracts totaling $30.6 million from the Naval Surface Warfare Center for the Target Sight System (TSS), the...
December 1, 2011
Sikorsky X2 demonstrator’s “backbone” and coaxial rotors on display at AUSA in October. Photo by Andrew Parker Stratford, Conn.-based Sikorsky Aircraft has completed the preliminary design review (PDR) for its S-97 Raider, going through all the sub-systems and overall system design, and has started the detail design and long lead time parts fabrication, which keeps the aircraft on target...
December 1, 2011
The Armed Forces of Peru plans to use its Mi-171Sh transports for law enforcement. Russian Helicopters has handed over three Mi-171Sh...
December 1, 2011
The Korean Utility Helicopter (KUH) Surion is the replacement for the Republic of Korea Army’s fleet of utility and transport helicopters. Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) Korea Aerospace Industries...
December 1, 2011
The Indian Air Force has a fleet of more than 200 Mi-8s and Mi-17s, and will add 80 additional Mi-17s. Russian Helicopters The Indian...
December 1, 2011
A2D conversions will help the Army maintain its fleet of 368 OH-58 Kiowa Warriors by replacing helicopters lost in combat. Bell Helicopter Combat is hard on helicopters, a known fact. It is particularly hard on those tasked to get down low to find the bad guys. As a result, aircraft attrition occurs through both accidents and enemy action. To alleviate those losses, Textron division Bell Helicopter and the...
November 30, 2011
UK Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening, announced Monday that the government intends to procure a new search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service using civilian crews. Following the cancellation of...
November 30, 2011
Bell Boeing showcased the V-22 at the Dubai Air Show for the first time in November, promoting the advantages of the tiltrotor concept to governments in the Middle East. With orders from the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Air Force winding down, the manufacturers are looking to foreign sales to keep the production line going. Bell Boeing is looking to expand the V-22 to the Middle East. Photo courtesy Bell...
November 29, 2011
The Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam in Southeast Asia has contracted Sikorsky to revamp its helicopter fleet with a dozen S-70i Black...
November 21, 2011
The U.S. Army has taken delivery of its fourth Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk for transfer to the Swedish Defence Material...
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