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June 10, 2016
Despite military budget cuts, Qatar is moving forward with more helicopter purchases. The U.S. Defense Dept. said this week that Boeing has been awarded a $667,522,500 contract to provide 24 AH-64E Apache helicopters to Qatar. The agreement also calls for the supply of a Longbow crew trainer... Read More »
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May 2, 2016
The U.S. Army has awarded Longbow Limited Liability Co. a $57.1 million foreign military sale contract to provide the Indian Air force with the company's Fire Control Radar systems for the service's new Boeing AH-64E Apache helicopters. India is the 11th international customer for the radar. The... Read More »
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March 21, 2016
As Japan faces the expansion of neighboring military powers and its own dwindling population, its defense ministry has in a historic decision cleared women to serve as combat helicopter pilots and to join the growing ranks of their peers worldwide, according to a media report. The Japan Times... Read More »
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March 14, 2014
Longbow International, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $96-million contract in 2013 from AgustaWestland to support Longbow Fire Control Radars on U.K. Apache AH Mk.1 aircraft. The five-year contract includes engineering services, integrated logistics support and... Read More »
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December 5, 2013
Rockwell Collins will continue to supply its image generators for Boeing s Apache Longbow Crew Trainers (LCT) through the provision of its EP-8000. LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager of Simulation & Training Solutions for Rockwell Collins, said: We re now into the fourth... Read More »
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November 26, 2013
During the Dubai Airshow, Leanne Caret, Boeing s vice president and general manager for Vertical Lift, confirmed that any progress on a future vertical lift project was highly unlikely. Caret confirmed that a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Eurocopter had been agreed several years ago over... Read More »
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October 1, 2013
Boeing has obtained a fleet order from the Republic of Korea for 36 AH-64E Block III helicopters as part of a $904-million contract from the U.S. Army. The agreement falls under the foreign military sales (FMS) program. The order includes logistical support, spares and an Apache Longbow crew... Read More »
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September 18, 2013
South Korea has given Longbow LLC a $51-million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to buy Longbow Fire Control Radars to go with the Apache AH-64E Guardian s that were procured in April 2013. The Koreans will receive six Longbow FCR systems together with spares and support. Longbow LLC is a... Read More »
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August 27, 2013
Boeing has obtained a fleet order from the Republic of Korea for 36 AH-64E Block III helicopters as part of a $904-million contract from the U.S. Army. The agreement falls under the foreign military sales (FMS) program. The order includes logistical support, spares and an Apache Longbow crew... Read More »
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July 9, 2013
Prince Harry (aka Capt. Harry Wales) is now qualified as a Boeing Apache aircraft commander, completing three years of training that has involved Conversion to Type (CTT) then Conversion to Role (CTR) courses. Toward the end of his qualification, he was required to complete a six-hour... Read More »
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June 28, 2013
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman joint venture Longbow LLC has secured a $90.6-million contract to supply AH-64E Apache fire control radars (FCRs) to Saudi Arabia. The agreement includes FCR spares and support for the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command and Saudi Arabia National Guard, as... Read More »
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June 1, 2013
L-3 Wescam has conducted flight demonstrations for several new weapon systems at the U.S. Army s Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, using MD500 helicopters. The flight tests demonstrated L-3 Wescam s MX series designator systems, including the MX-10D, MX-15D, MX-25D and MX-RSTA. The company... Read More »
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April 16, 2013
L-3 Wescam has completed flight demonstrations for several new weapon systems at the U.S. Army's Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona, using MD500 helicopters. MD500E. Photo courtesy of L-3 Wescam The flight tests demonstrated L-3 Wescam's MX series designator systems, including the MX-10D, MX-15D... Read More »
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April 15, 2013
With the UK s Ministry of Defence (MoD) currently focused on how it is going to manage the capability sustainment program of its Apache Longbow attack helicopters, Lockheed Martin is keen to add its VUIT video networking technology to the potential package of improvements. U.S. Army Apache D... Read More »
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November 27, 2012
The future of the United Kingdom s Westland Attack Helicopter (WAH-64D) Apache force is in the early stages of review. With the UK s commitment to operations in Afghanistan ending within two years, the Ministry of Defence s (MoD) Capability Sustainment Program (CSP) is examining the spectrum of... Read More »
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November 1, 2012
UAE Sikorsky Black Hawk on display at the 2011 Dubai Airshow. While much of the rest of the world worries about where its next meal is coming from, the petro-rich Middle East is still a robust market, particularly in the realm of military sales, according to Dan Darling... Read More »
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September 1, 2012
German Navy Marinefliegergeschwader 3 Graf Zeppelin AgustaWestland Lynx Mk 88. In June, the UK was gripped by the start of heavy rainfall that would continue until the middle of July. The bad weather and preparation for supporting the London Olympics did not deter the... Read More »
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July 1, 2012
National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman has selected John DeLisi as director of the Office of Aviation Safety (OAS). DeLisi replaces the retiring Tom Haueter. DeLisi has been with NTSB for 20 years and served as the OAS deputy director since 2007. Brad Pedersen has succeeded... Read More »
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June 28, 2012
The U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center underwent a change in leadership on June 22 when Brig. Gen Timothy Edens assumed responsibilities as the director of Army safety and commander in Fort Rucker, Ala. Edens, who joined the Army in 1981, took over from Brig. Gen. William Wolf. Edens ... Read More »
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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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