The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) has signed an order to purchase additional Airbus H225M multi-role, long-range, tactical transport military helicopters to be operated by the French Air Force. The aircraft will be delivered in a configuration that allows it to be interoperable with the existing fleet of 10 H225Ms in the French Air Force, and in particular it will be capable of in-flight refuelling, an essential operational advantage that this helicopter offers, the company said in a statement Friday
Boeing has won a $30 million modification contract to supply components and parts in support of US Special Operations Commands MH-47G Chinook rotary wing aircraft. The helicopters are required to sustain US Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft, to mitigate the impact of the MH-47G aircraft availability in light of increased SOF operational demands and to procure H-47 long-range, rotary wing aircraft under foreign military sales acquisition procedures for the United Kingdom (UK), the US Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Boeing has won a $194 million modification contract to renew-build six MH-47 Chinook helicopters and new-build another, for US Special Operations Command. The helicopters are required to sustain US Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft and to mitigate the impact of the MH-47G aircraft availability in light of increased SOF operational demands, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
A Leonardo Augusta A109E helicopter crash-landed over the roof of a 51-story skyscraper in Manhattan, New York city, on Monday afternoon, killing one person. “The victim is presumed to be the pilot
Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has won a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters to mark the start of low-rate initial production. The VH-92 is a military variant of the Sikorsky S-92 twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has offered 111 Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH), the “Dhruv” for $3 billion (INR 21,738 Crore) to the Indian Navys Naval Utility Helicopter (NUH) procurement plan. “The Companys NUH is an Advanced Light Helicopter `Dhruv with customisation designed to meet all the operational requirements of India,” a top officer told
Ozmens SNC has won a contract to supply Degraded Visual Environment System (DVES) for United States Air Forces (USAFs) HH-60G twin-turboshaft engine helicopter. The contract includes design, development, integration and testing of the DVES on the USAF HH-60G aircraft
Lockheed Martin has won a $12.8 million Foreign Military Sales contract to provide refurbishment support services for United kingdoms AH-64 Apache attack helicopter
General Dynamics has won a $7.5 million modification contract to supply 37 gun turrets for AH-1Z helicopters belonging to the US Navy and Government of Bahrain
United Engine Corporation (UEC) logistics support center in Vietnam has completed repair works of five Mi-17 helicopter engines. The new center, certified this year by the aeronautical authorities of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is equipped with all the necessary equipment, spare parts and assembly units for repairing engines developed by UEC-Klimov
Russian Aerospace Forces (VKS) will receive 30 Kamov Ka-52 attack helicopters by the end of 2022, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Aleksey Krivoruchko said Tuesday. "The Progress Aviation plant is currently working on a long-term state contract for delivering Ka-52 scout attack helicopters
The Airbus Joint Light Helicopter H160M will be christened as “Guépard” (“Cheetah”) by the French Armed Forces for whom its builder, Airbus Helicopters has brought forward the program to 2021. During a visit to the Airbus Helicopters headquarters today, French Defence Minister Florence Parly revealed the full-scale mock up of the H160M that will be presented on the Ministry of the Armed Forces stand at the next Paris Air Show
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