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May 1, 2008
MILITARY | ATTACK The first flight of the prototype Block 3 version of the AH-64D Apache is scheduled for July 9, our sister publication Defense Daily reports. Quoting officials of the aircraft s manufacturer, Boeing, and the U.S. Army, Defense Daily said the Block 3 investment was made possible... Read More »
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April 1, 2008
It would be a heck of a command and leadership development exercise. Throw a military unit into action against a diffuse and unconventional foe. Then add a second fight against a similar enemy. Sustain operations at a pace for which the unit has not ever organized, trained, or budgeted. Restrict... Read More »
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January 29, 2008
Boeing will provide an AH-64D Apache Longbow simulator to the Egyptian air force under a $20 million contract. The deal also calls for Boeing to provide life-cycle support for the simualtor. The simulator, the Longbow Crew Trainer, is a full-mission, high-fidelity flight simulator. Boeing is to... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
Kaman Aerospace has awarded LaBarge a contract worth roughly $3 million to provide cockpit wiring harnesses for Sikorsky Aircraft UH-60Ls and HH-60Ms. Kaman is a subcontractor to Sikorsky on the Black Hawk program. LaBarge, which expects follow-on orders, was to begin production last month at its... Read More »
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November 1, 2007
Attack Boeing has delivered to the U.S. Army the first AH-64D Apache Longbow under the extended Block 2 contract. Heavy-Lift Bell Helicopter delivered H-1s to the U.S. Navy despite concerns about production deliveries. The Navy took delivery of six Lot 1 helicopters. All six... Read More »
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October 5, 2007
The U.S. Army has received its 502nd Boeing Co. AH-64 Apache Longbow. The helicopter is the first under a new contract that will keep the company s assembly line in Mesa, Ariz. up and running for the next three years. The last Apache was delivered to the Army in July 2006. In January the Army... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
Attack Boeing has delivered 23 Apache Longbow Crew Trainers to the U.S. Army and Dutch air force and is under contract for five more for U.S. and international customers. Observation U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ordered eight more Eurocopter AS350B3s. ... Read More »
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September 1, 2007
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command has awarded the Longbow Limited Liability Co. a $43.4 million contract for life-cycle contractor support for the Longbow Fire Control Radar system. Longbow will provide field technical support, logistics support and repairs for fielded army fire control... Read More »
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August 1, 2007
TRADITIONALLY, WE TELL YOU WHAT we ve placed on the monthly issue s cover in a sentence or two on our Table of Contents page. That would have been a challenge this month, since our cover is made up of a selection of 49 covers that have appeared on Rotor & Wing since it went into business with the... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
Woodward Governor Co. of Rockton, Ill. was awarded $5.8 million as part of a $17.6-million, firm, fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. for maintenance and overhaul of the fuel control assembly for the UH-60 turbine engine T700. Work will be... Read More »
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June 1, 2007
Silver State Helicopters has appointed Dan Corsentino as director of its Sheriff s Airborne Law Enforcement Program. Dan Avicola was named general manager of Dallas Airmotive s Lafayette, La. facility. Air Cell has named Sergio Aguirro original equipment manufacturer sales manager. Northstar... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
Engine and transmission designers face customer demands for more efficient power systems capable of running on a greater variety of fuels. CALL IT WHAT YOU LIKE HELICOPTER, ROTORcraft, vertical-lift platform. To fly, it will need to convert fuel to kinetic energy. For the foreseeable future... Read More »
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May 1, 2007
ATTACK The U.S. Navy aims to achieve initial operational capability for the armed-helicopter kit for the Sikorsky Aircraft/Lockheed Martin MH-60S Knighthawk this month. The kit, designed to be installed on the aircraft in about 12 hr, includes eight Hellfire missiles, an AAS-44 forward-looking... Read More »
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March 19, 2007
Apache Longbow attack helicopter flight crews stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan could use more of the highly effective weapons sighting system known as MTADS (Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight) said the chief of the Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama... Read More »
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February 6, 2007
Kuwait has taken delivery of six Boeing Apache Longbow AH-64D attack helicopters, Agence France Presse reports. They are the first of 16 ordered from the United States by the oil-rich Gulf state. The balance are scheduled to arrive by the end of this month. The 16 Apaches are part of a... Read More »
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January 1, 2007
PROGRAM UPDATES Attack Lockheed Martin reports France s Délégation Générale pour l Armement (DGA) has successfully fired the Hellfire 2 air-to-ground missile from Australia s Tiger helicopter. The firing took place at the Woomera Testing Range in South Australia, employing a... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
PROGRAM UPDATES Medevac In Poland, AgustaWestland, Eurocopter and PZL Swidnik are contenders in a competition to supply medevac aircraft for the national ministry of health. The competition is valued at $160 million. Attack/Transport Russia and the Czech Republic are discussing an agreement... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
A round-up of commercial and military contracts for rotorcraft and support over the last year. AAI CORP WAS AWARDED AN $87.2-MILLION, FIRM, fixed-price contract for full-rate production of the Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle System and associated support equipment. A second, $65.6-million contract... Read More »
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December 1, 2006
Steel, aircraft, the right pilots, and certain equipment such as night-vision systems have all posed challenges to operators striving to meet high customer demand. 2006 PROVED TO BE A YEAR PACKED WITH ACTION ON THE BATTLEFRONT, IN OPERATIONS, sales campaigns, and regulatory debates, and on... Read More »
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November 1, 2006
FAA Focus on Operational Control Unsettles Industry The U.S. FAA is cracking down on how aircraft operators control, fly and market their flights, and its moves have unnerved some in the aviation industry-particularly those involved in helicopter emergency medical services. The agency's... Read More »
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