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April 1, 2012
Artist s impression of the two versions, Army and Royal Navy, flying in formation. The AW159 Lynx Wildcat from AgustaWestland is the successor to the existing Lynx and will enter service with the British Army and Royal Navy (RN) during 2014-2015, more than 36 years since the first Lynx... Read More »
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February 1, 2012
Lt. Col. Edward Vedder using an AH-64D Apache Block III simulator at Boeing s facility in Mesa, Ariz. The U.S. Army s 1st Infantry Division, part of the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, has become the first unit to fly the Boeing... Read More »
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February 1, 2012
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman s joint venture, Longbow LLC, has won an U.S. Army contract worth $181 million for Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III Longbow systems. The contract also covers Taiwan s purchase of 15 Block III Longbow fire control radar (FCR) systems. The agreement marks the first... Read More »
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January 9, 2012
The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation, received a $181 million contract from the U.S. Army for AH-64D Apache Block III LONGBOW systems. The contract includes the first international purchase of the Block III LONGBOW Fire Control... Read More »
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December 1, 2011
Putting HEMS Decisions Back into Pilots Hands I m a 15-year HEMS PIC, based at a large university hospital. Hospital-based aircraft are usually leased from an aviation vendor, which also provides flight crews (the medical crews are usually hospital employees). The biggest safety concern in this... Read More »
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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... Read More »
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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 III. For the first time while in flight, an Apache used the UTA to control the flight path and payload of a Gray Eagle MQ-1C unmanned aircraft... Read More »
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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 Rocket from AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters in the United Arab Emirates. The demonstration in Abu Dhabi met... Read More »
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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... Read More »
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September 29, 2011
A British Army Boeing WAH-64D Apache Longbow visited Helitech on Tuesday. Its crew had the experience of operating in Afghanistan with five tours between them. The aircraft, based at Wattisham Airfield, Suffolk the home of the British Army's 16 Air Assault Brigade was not providing a flying... Read More »
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August 31, 2011
At the end of August the United Kingdom s Defence Secretary, Dr. Liam Fox, confirmed a long-awaited contract with Boeing for a further 14 CH-47 Chinook helicopters for the Royal Air Force (RAF). The confirmation came during a visit to RAF Odiham in Hampshire, the home of the UK s CH-47 Chinook... Read More »
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August 1, 2011
Boeing s AH-6i flies overhead in the Arizona desert during the final day of a media tour with the helicopter manufacturer. Photo by Andrew Drwiega Within Boeing s recently restructured Defense, Space and Security (DS&S) division, rotorcraft are no longer grouped together, although they... Read More »
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July 1, 2011
My guide for the day was Maj. Rich Ongaro, an experienced British Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) with several operational tours already to his credit. His callsign was Widow 16. We had left NAS El Centro when it was still dark together with three student Close Combat Air (CAA) controllers... Read More »
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July 1, 2011
Five British Apache Longbows at the Snake Pit, Gila Bend AFB, Arizona. Photos by Andrew Drwiega The view of my surroundings from the control tower on a bright, blue-sky morning, deep inside the 2,400-square-mile Barry M. Goldwater U.S. Air Force range in... Read More »
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June 1, 2011
AAS-72X technical demonstration aircraft from EADS North America. EADS At the U.S. Army Aviation s annual exposition, Quad-A, EADS North America took along one of its three company-funded technical demonstrator aircraft (TDA) which was virtually a challenge of we re here; where s... Read More »
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May 1, 2011
After attending HAI s Heli-Expo in Orlando in early March, I headed west and joined up with elements of the United Kingdom s Army Air Corps to observe part of Exercise Crimson Eagle, which is staged out of Naval Air Station El Centro in southern California (look for the full story in an upcoming... Read More »
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March 3, 2011
The key themes outlined in the Financial Year 2011 U.S. Defense Budget hold no major surprises in their focus: Taking Care of People Rebalancing Military Current Wars Current/Future Conflicts Reforming What and How We Buy Supporting Our Troops in the Field The presumed spend of U.S... Read More »
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January 27, 2011
Afghanistan Kiowa Overwatch in Afghanistan Laghman Province, Afghanistan U.S. Army Sgt. Kenneth Cain, a squad leader with Company A, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment from Dubuque, Iowa, watches as a UH-58 Kiowa helicopter provides cover in the area of Sigin Village on January 1. Cain was... Read More »
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December 17, 2010
U.S. Army officials joined Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman reps yesterday to mark handover of the 400th Longbow fire control radar (FCR) at a ceremony in Orlando, Fla. Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman joint venture Longbow LLC delivered the milestone unit to the Army at Lockheed s... Read More »
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December 7, 2010
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman joint venture Longbow, LLC has won a $26.8-million U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command contract related to the Boeing Apache attack helicopter. The agreement calls for life cycle support and logistics for 246 Longbow fire control radar (FCR) systems. For... Read More »
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