Sikorsky-Boeing Unveil 'Defiant' Helicopter to Replace Black Hawks

January 25, 2021 @ 02:37 PM

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company and Boeing today released details of its new helicopter offering- dubbed the Defiant X - for the U.S

3 Die as National Guard Black Hawk Crashes in a Field in...

January 21, 2021 @ 05:47 AM

A New York Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter crashed in a rural area south of Rochester city, New York State, on Wednesday evening leaving three crew members dead. The UH-60 medical evacuation helicopter was on a routine training mission when the incident occurred

Rheinmetall to Supply Digital Classroom for the German Navy’s New NH90 NTH...

January 19, 2021 @ 12:40 PM

The European NH90 procurement and management organization, NAHEMA, has contracted Rheinmetall for an Asterion classroom solution destined for Naval Air Wing 3 at Nordholz on the North Sea coast. The deal was awarded to the company last month

General Electric to provide 21 CH-53K Helo Engines to U.S. Navy

January 14, 2021 @ 06:00 AM

General Electric has won a contract to supply 21 engines to power the U.S

U.S. Agrees to Sell AH-64E Apache Gunships to Kuwait for $4B...

December 30, 2020 @ 04:54 AM

The United States today approved several high-ticket arms sales to the Middle East including one for a bevy of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Kuwait for $4 billion. Kuwait wants to buy 8 new AH-64E Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters and plans to remanufacture the 16 AH-64 Delta-models it purchased in 2005...

Ukraine's Motor Sich Develops Metal, Composite Blades for Mi Helicopters

December 28, 2020 @ 08:27 AM

Ukrainian firm Motor Sich JSC (Zaporozhye) has developed blades for Mi helicopters made of metal and composite materials. Factory tests of the Mi-24s metal blade and Mi-8s composite blade began on December 24

Four Dead in Pakistan Army’s Eurocopter AS350 Helicopter Crash

December 27, 2020 @ 09:51 AM

Four Pakistani military personnel died when an Army Aviation Eurocopter AS350 helicopter crashed in the Minimarg area of Astore district in Gilgit-Baltistan on Saturday evening. A Pakistan army media release said the incident occurred due to technical failure

CAE USA to Train Pilots to Fly Chinooks, Black Hawks and Apaches

December 23, 2020 @ 06:21 AM

CAE USA has won a contract to provide classroom, simulator, and live flying instructor support services for U.S

Bell Textron to Support Bahraini, Czech UH-1Y and AH-1Z Helos

December 16, 2020 @ 08:06 AM

Bell Textron has won a $23 million contract to support UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters operated by the U.S

China Inducts Black Hawk Comparable Chopper, Z-20 into Tibet Military Command

December 14, 2020 @ 04:40 PM

The Chinese military have inducted Z-20 helicopter People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command, often compared to Americas UH-60 Black Hawk owing to their capabilities. Several Z-20s were spotted in the background of a video and photos released by the military in which Z-10 and Mi-17 helicopters were also present

Rheinmetall Wins German Sikorsky CH-53 Helicopter Maintenance Contract

December 11, 2020 @ 07:35 AM

Rheinmetall has won an order from the German Bundeswehr to inspect, maintain and repair Sikorsky CH-53G transport helicopters. Starting in March 2021, the Düsseldorf-based Group will be operating two maintenance and repair bays belonging to the German Air Forces 64th Helicopter Squadron at Diepholz in Lower Saxony

Russia to Conduct High-Altitude Tests of its Deadly Mi-28NM Gunship

December 9, 2020 @ 08:32 AM

The Russian Ministry of Defense will begin high-altitude tests of Mi-28NM and Mi-26T2V helicopters this month. Three helicopters will take part in the tests to be held at Elbrus region: first prototype of Mi-28NM OP-1, Mi-28NM with the tail number 71, and the Mi-26T2V with the tail number 157