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December 30, 2011
New helicopter-style drones with 1.8 gigapixel colour cameras are being developed by the US Army. The army said the technology...
December 22, 2011
As we come to the end of 2011 what have we learned in the last 12 months and what is in store for the coming year in terms of the ongoing utility of military rotorcraft? What has certainly been confirmed is that helicopters continue to retain an important place at the cutting edge of military operational strategy. This was confirmed on May 2 in the raid mounted by U.S. Naval Special Warfare Development...
December 21, 2011
The U.S. Navy has granted Northrop Grumman a follow-on contract for integrations and laboratory test support for the LN-251 navigation systems on Sikorsky...
December 19, 2011
Sikorsky has added the Thales TopDeck avionics system and glass cockpit to its new S-76D variant. TopDeck allows...
December 15, 2011
The Naval Surface Warfare Center has awarded Lockheed Martin two contracts for the fire control target sight system (TSS) on the U.S. Marine...
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
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will use the ShadowHawk UAS for search and rescue missions and with SWAT team operations. Vanguard The Montgomery County...
December 1, 2011
Longbow, LLC has completed testing of its unmanned aircraft system (UAS) tactical common data link assembly (UTA) for the Boeing AH-64D Apache Block...
December 1, 2011
Handheld 406 Decoder Assisting with SAR Available from Techtest The 12-406-9 is a touchscreen handheld 406 decoder that receives and decodes COSPAS SARSAT distress or test messages. The need to detect and locate downed aircrew has always existed. Accurately pinpointing both aircraft and crew can sometimes necessitate a lengthy search scenario. The increased population of COSPAS /SARSAT (C/S) 406MHz beacons...
December 1, 2011
This Howard County (Md.) Police helicopter is typical of many Bell 407s equipped for police work. Under its belly are a nose-mounted video/forward-looking infrared camera system, a digital downlink antenna mounted amidships, and an aft-mounted searchlight. Photos by Ernie Stephens Next to helicopters that are used for air medical operations, no other non-military rotorcraft feature as much special mission...
December 1, 2011
In an effort to provide a snapshot of the hundreds of stories in the helicopter industry that we cover each year, Rotor & Wing has assembled a list of more than 300 items published from January to November 2011. These news stories, features and product announcements ran in the pages of the print magazine—this doesn’t include our daily Top Stories at rotorandwing.com, web-only features...
December 1, 2011
Helicopter crewmembers try out the virtual reality environment of Virtalis’ HCR training system. Virtalis Virtalis Introduces Helicopter Crew Reality Training UK-based Virtalis has provided three helicopter crew reality (HCR) systems to the Defence Helicopter Flying School and FB Heliservices. The HCR units are operational at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Shawbury and Valley stations. HCR allows the...
November 17, 2011
Source: Raytheon Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011—Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided...
November 15, 2011
Source: Raytheon Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 15, 2011—Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) Group completed an operational demonstration of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket from AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters in the United Arab Emirates. The demonstration in Abu Dhabi met all objectives and marked the final step leading to production of TALON LGRs in the U.S. and the United...
November 4, 2011
FAA has granted Donaldson Aerospace & Defense a supplemental type certificate (STC) for...
November 3, 2011
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office (MCSO) in Conroe, Texas has received an MK-II ShadowHawk Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) from Vanguard Defense...
November 3, 2011
Eurocopter has broken ground on its manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico. The Queretaro location will...
November 1, 2011
EADS North America’s Armed Aerial Scout 72X on display at AUSA in Washington, D.C.  Photo by Andrew Parker America has started handing over UH-72A Lakota LUHs outfitted with security and support (S&S) battalion mission equipment packages (MEPs) to the U.S...
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