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September 26, 2016
North Korea held its first air show Sunday, and only two of the planes were remote-controlled scale...
September 26, 2016
German companies Schiebel Group and arms manufacturer Diehl Defence have renewed their teaming agreement four months after the 10th anniversary of the CAMCOPTER S-100. The Shiebel S-100 unmanned...
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 16, 2016
The New Zealand Defense Force's (NZDF) new Seasprite SH-2G(I) saw success in its inaugural operational mission to the Kermadec Islands, according to a Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) news release. Operating from the HMNZS Otago, an offshore patrol vessel, the helicopter was able to complete the mission in about half the time it would take with a ship alone.  The Seasprite's first stop was at Macauley...
September 15, 2016
Airbus Helicopters held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday with French President Francois Hollande and Romanian Prime Minister Dacian Ciolos for the opening of its new facility in Central Romania, according to news reports. Airbus Helicopters Romania is to invest...
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 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 9, 2016
The RCAF now has nine CH-148 Cyclone helicopters in various stages of capabilities/configurations. Another six will be...
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 7, 2016
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, (HAL) the public sector strong arm of India's aviation hardware crossed yet...
September 6, 2016
The country's air force is now projecting it will be 2025 before its long-suffering CH-148 Cyclone...
September 2, 2016
The first flight of an indigenously developed light utility helicopter is to take place within a...
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 30, 2016
A UH-72A Lakota. Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army A U.S. court has backed Leonardo's challenge to the U.S. Army's contract with Airbus Helicopters for 16 more UH-72A Lakota helicopters and has given the service six months to justify that contract award, re-compete it or drop the acquisition. Leonardo has challenged the Army's modification late last year of the original 2006 Light Utility Helicopter...
August 23, 2016
A retired NFL football player and Super Bowl champion is at the U.S. Army's...
August 11, 2016
  The U.S. Marine Corps has begun a three-year effort to repair all of its 147 aging CH-53E Super Stallion heavy-lift helicopters...
August 10, 2016
Airbus Helicopters has sold 30 H225M Caracals to the Kuwait Ministry of Defence. The agreement includes an associated support and services package. Airbus helicopters have...
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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