Two HAL Light Combat Helicopters Deployed by IAF in Ladakh

August 12, 2020 @ 07:43 AM

Two HAL produced Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) have been deployed in Ladakh in support of Indian Air Force (IAF) missions “at short notice.” The helicopter took off from a high altitude location to a forward area for a simulated attack on a high altitude target

Bell Unveils New Manufacturing Center to Build Future Vertical Lift Aircraft

August 10, 2020 @ 01:16 PM

Bell Textron Inc., unveiled today its new 140,000-square-foot Manufacturing Technology Center (MTC) in Fort Worth, Texas

AESA Radar, Guided Missiles in Upgraded Russian KA-52M Helicopter

August 10, 2020 @ 11:56 AM

The first flight of the upgraded Ka-52 ‘Aligator helicopter, considered a competitor to the US-made Apache, took place at the Arsenyev Aviation Company (AAK-Progress), part of Russian Helicopters last weekend. The biggest improvement in the upgraded Ka-52 is a new radar with an active phased antenna array (AESA) besides guided...

China Tests Air-to-Surface 'Hellfire' Missile from Z-10 Helicopter

August 7, 2020 @ 10:24 AM

China has tested a KD-10 laser-guided air-to-surface precision missile from its Z-10 helicopter in a video released on the PLA's WeChat account. The KD-10 along a new multi-mission radar (MMR) will make the Z-10 as potent as an Apache Helicopter equipped with a Hellfire missile

Australia Invites Bid for Special Forces Helicopters

August 7, 2020 @ 08:08 AM

Australia has issued request for proposal (RFP) for new special forces helicopters under LAND2097 Phase 4. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC welcomed the opening of the invitation to Australian industry on August 4

Russian Military Receives Mi-8 Helicopters With Advanced On-Board Defense Systems

August 6, 2020 @ 04:58 PM

Russian Ministry of Defense has received a batch of five Mi-8MTV-5-1 military transport helicopters. This is the final delivery under 2011 contract

Lockheed to provide Anti-Submarine Warfare Sensors for Indian, Danish MH-60R Seahawks

August 5, 2020 @ 05:16 AM

Lockheed Martin has won a $181.7 million contract to provide Airborne Low Frequency Sonars (ALFS) to be fitted on MH-60R Seahawk helicopters operated by the U

Boeing Scores UAE Apache AH-64E Program Deal

August 1, 2020 @ 08:42 AM

Boeing has won a $17 million deal for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Apache AH-64E Program. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion December 31, 2024

Greece Signs LOA to Purchase 4 MH-60R, Modernize S-70B6 Choppers

July 31, 2020 @ 12:16 PM

The Greek government has signed letters of acceptances (LOA) to purchase four MH-60R helicopters and modernize old S-70B6 rotorcraft. Value of the contract is not known

US Army AH-64E Apache Helicopters to get Safety Upgrades

July 30, 2020 @ 08:59 AM

Boeing has won a $11.25 million contract to update critical safety items of the U

Lockheed Martin to Modify Three MH-60R helicopters to India Configuration

July 29, 2020 @ 03:51 AM

Lockheed Martin is awarded an $18.1 million (INR 135

S Korean Army Retires Bell UH-1H choppers, Locally-Made Surion to Replace Them...

July 27, 2020 @ 06:50 AM

The South Korean Army decommissioned five decades-old UH-1H helicopters with indigenous multi-role Surion rotorcraft ready to take their place. The Army had 129 Bell UH-1H helicopters in service