The Australian government has issued a Request For Information (RFI) for 29 new gunships, seeking to replace the armys fleet of Eurocopter Tiger attack helicopters. Under the Land 4503 program, the Australian Department of Defences Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) is seeking information to acquire 29 gunships
Russian Helicopters new Mi-28N gunship outperforms its predecessor, the Mi-24, with increased manoeuvrability and overload handling, a senior test pilot said Thursday. "The Mi-28N helicopters manoeuvrability capabilities have been expanded almost by two times compared to the Mi-24
Russian Helicopters has completed delivery of three multipurpose Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey, the company's CEO said on July 3. "We have completed execution of the contract to supply three Ka-32 helicopters to Turkey," Andrey Boginsky, the CEO of JSC Russian Helicopters, told reporters on the sidelines of the ARMY-2019 forum in Moscow Oblast
Detail design of Russias ship-based “Minoga” gunship, expected to fly at speed of 500kmph, which could make it the world's fastest helicopter, is ready. "Our job has been accepted
Sikorsky has won a $8 million modification contract to supply 36 Nacelles Production Kits in support of the US Navys H-53 aircraft. The Sikorsky S-65 heavy-lift troop transport helicopter has been adopted as the H-53 Sea Stallion
Lockheed Martin has won a $106 million contract to supply the US Army with Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems, subcomponent production and technical services for US Armys Apache Attack Helicopter. According to the company, the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) is a long-range, precision engagement and pilotage solution for day, night and adverse weather missions
Russia today unveiled upgraded Mi-28NM 'night hunter' attack helicopter helicopter which has been modernized based on operational experience in Syria. The Mi-28NM displayed at the forum is the first serial modernized Night Hunter, a Russian Helicopters press statement said on Tuesday
Airbus helicopters and French Ministry for Transport (DGAC) announced at the Paris Air Show 2019, that their new hybrid light helicopter demonstrator will perform its first flight next year. At the event, they launched a research project aimed at demonstrating the use of a hybrid propulsion system on board H-130 single-engine helicopter testbed
When the Ansat helicopter of Russian helicopters takes flight at the Paris Airshow 2019, it will become the first from Moscow in 30 years. The last time a Russian civil chopper was displayed at Le Bourget, Paris was in 1989 during the Soviet Union era, when the Mi-17-1VA was demonstrated
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
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