Russia and Egypt are currently holding talks on the latters purchase of additional Ka-52 attack helicopters for Mistral amphibious assault ships, originally built by France for Russia. "We intend to further outfit Egypts Mistral ships with our armament and Ka-52 helicopters," Dmitry Shugayev, Head of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation, was quoted as saying by
Russias army aviation brigade of the Central Military District will receive four additional Mil Mi-24P attack helicopters by the end of this month. "The arrival of four multirole strike helicopters will complete the process of forming a squadron of Mi-24P gunships
The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense will buy six UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters for an estimated cost of €300 million ($335 million), a part of which will reportedly be paid by the US. The new choppers will replace the countrys obsolete, Soviet-era Mi-8 helicopters
Bangladesh is looking to buy multi-role combat jets, Apache attack helicopters and surface-to-air missile systems from the United States. "Both countries are currently negotiating two agreements that are required by the US law for the purchase to go ahead that will expand the military cooperation between the countries," two US government officials were quoted as saying by
The Afghanistan Air Force on Tuesday received two Mi-35 attack helicopters gifted by India. In 2016, Kabul requested India to repair and provide new parts for the Air Forces 11 Mi-35s and 7 transport aircraft
Lockheed Martin unveiled Raider X design as the companys entrant for the US Armys Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype program. The aircraft design was showcased during the annual conference of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) on October 14 in Washington
Russias state-owned Rostec State Corporation will put forward a proposal to modernize South Koreas fleet of Kamov Ka-32 helicopters at Seoul ADEX 2019 exhibition scheduled to begin on October 15. The Ka-32 choppers will get a new glass cockpit, advanced avionics, powerful VK-2500PS-02 engine and a new firefighting system under the modernisation program, all of which will be on display at the exhibition, Rostec announced Monday
The United States Air Force (USAF) has green-signalled production of Sikorsky HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRHs) after the aircraft completed the Air Forces performance and flight load survey testing. “The achievement of the Milestone C production decision on Sept
Russian Helicopters has announced its plan to merge “Mil Moscow Helicopter plant” and “Kamov” design bureaus to establish “National Helicopter Center.” The roadmap for establishing National Helicopter Center (NHC) on the basis of two design bureau was approved by the Board of Directors of Russian Helicopters Holding Company
A mock-up of a strange, saucer-shaped armed helicopter was displayed at the China Helicopter Exposition in Tianjin on October 10. Dubbed "Super Great White Shark," the aircraft is circular and appears to have a cockpit in the center, with a huge rotary blade surrounding the pilots
Chinas Z-20 helicopter displayed at the National Day parade on October 1, packs innovative technologies including fly-by-wire, and is powered by a locally manufactured engine. "It uses many technologies that should be considered advanced in the world, including the active vibration control, fly-by-wire, low-noise design for rotor and high performance aerodynamic design of the rotor," Wang Xibao, chief engineer at Harbin Aircraft Industry Group under the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), was quoted as saying by local media on Wednesday
The General Directorate of Civil Aviation of India has certified a new engine for the Mi-171A2 helicopter being manufactured by Russias UEC-Klimov enterprise. The new VK-2500PS-03 turboshaft engine is the latest modification of the VK-2500 engine with an improved performance
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