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November 5, 2018
GE celebrates 40 years powering Sikorsky's H-60 Black Hawk, submits ITEP final proposal revision
GE Aviation congratulates Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, on the 40 th anniversary of the Black Hawk.
October 29, 2018
US Army Pilots Fly Autonomous Sikorsky Helicopter in First-of-its-Kind Demonstration
US Army pilots exercised supervised autonomy to direct an optionally-piloted helicopter (OPV) through a series of missions to demonstrate technology developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
October 24, 2018
The Royal Thai Air Force receives two new H225Ms
The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has taken delivery of its seventh and eighth H225M (previously known as EC725) multirole utility helicopters. Since 2012, the RTAF has placed orders for a total of 12 H225Ms under its fleet modernisation programme.
October 19, 2018
Airbus Helicopters to showcase H135 as future Navy helicopter trainer during US Navy Fleet Fly-In event
Airbus Helicopters will showcase the versatile and market-leading H135 aircraft as the future training helicopter for the US Navy at the Naval Helicopter Association's Fleet Fly-in at Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Pensacola, Florida...
September 27, 2018
Airbus Helicopters Tiger to get a new set of claws
OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Coopération en matière d'Armement / Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) has commissioned Airbus Helicopters, on behalf of the French, German and Spanish Armament agencies DGA, BAAINBw and DGAM, to perform de-risking studies aimed at providing the Tiger with next generation battlefield capabilities.
September 24, 2018
Boeing MH-139 to replace US Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet
Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the US Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N "Huey" helicopters used to protect America's intercontinental ballistic missile bases.
September 14, 2018
Northrop Grumman begins MQ-8C Fire Scout flight tests in Moss Point, Miss.
Northrop Grumman Corporation began flight tests for MQ-8C Fire Scout aircraft produced in Moss Point at the Trent Lott International Airport, a major milestone for the company and the region's aerospace economy.
June 29, 2018
Luxembourg Defence orders two H145Ms
The Government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg has ordered two H145M multipurpose helicopters for defence and security missions.
June 29, 2018
Hungary orders 20 H145Ms
The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 20 H145M military helicopters equipped with the innovative HForce weapon management in the frame of the military modernisation programme Zrinyi 2026.
June 27, 2018
Boeing Chinook Block II program moves to final assembly
Boeing and the US Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27.
June 18, 2018
Hong Kong's Government Flying Service receive first H175s in public services configuration
Hong Kong based Government Flying Service (GFS) has received three H175s in public services configuration, becoming the world's first operator...
May 25, 2018
First Leonardo AW101 Commando Merlin delivered to the UK's Commando Helicopter Force
Guto Bebb MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, announced the delivery of the first AW101 Commando Merlin Mk4 helicopter during a ceremony held at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton yesterday.
April 27, 2018
Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence sign agreement to establish local helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility
Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence have agreed to establish a helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility in Melbourne capable of servicing MRH Taipan, foreign NH90 and certain civil helicopter main gear boxes.
April 18, 2018
Indian delegation witnessed performance of Ka-226T helicopter
The representatives of the Indian MoD visited Kamov Helicopters of Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec) within the framework of the project of the delivering 200 units of Ka-226T rotorcraft and establishing its serial production in India.
April 17, 2018
Leonardo demonstrates its AW159 helicopter to Malaysia's Armed Forces
Leonardo, with the support of the UK's 847 Naval Air Squadron, presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter to Malaysia's Armed Forces at Royal Malaysian Navy Base Lumut and Leonardo Helicopters' facility at Subang Airport, near Kuala Lumpur last week.
April 17, 2018
The Royal Malaysian Police and Airbus Helicopters celebrate 25 years of AS355 operations
Airbus Helicopters and The Royal Malaysian Police held a ceremony at the Defence Services Asia exhibition and conference (DSA), to celebrate 25 years of flying the AS355 helicopters in Malaysia.
April 17, 2018
The Royal Malaysian Air Force's H225M recognised as the highest H225M flyer in 2017
Airbus Helicopters held an awards ceremony at the Defence Services Asia exhibition and conference (DSA), to celebrate the milestone achievement of the Royal Malaysian Air Force's H225M (M55-02, S/N 2840), which logged the most number of flight hours worldwide in 2017.
April 17, 2018
The Royal Malaysian Navy receives Airbus excellence in flight safety operations award
The Royal Malaysian Navy has received an Airbus award for the excellent flight safety operations of its fleet of AS555 SN Fennec helicopters, at a ceremony on the sidelines of the Defence Services Asia exhibition and conference (DSA), in Malaysia today.
April 4, 2018
Airbus Helicopters signs largest HCare Smart contracts in Latin America for two H225M fleets
Both the Brazilian Armed Forces and the Mexican Air Force have placed their trust in Airbus Helicopters' HCare Smart by the hour maintenance programs for a total contract value of more than 125 million euros.
September 4, 2017
HAL gets orders for 41 Advanced Light Helicopters
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited signed one more contract for supply of Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH). The contract is for 40 ALH to the Indian Army and one to the Indian Navy.