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

Flight Tests Begin of new Russian Mi-8 Special Operations Helicopter

July 22, 2020 @ 12:03 PM

Fight tests have commenced of a new Mil Mi-8AMTSh-VN helicopter meant for Russian special operations forces, which has been developed based on combat experience in Syria. "The construction of helicopters (Mi-8AMTSh-VN) is proceeding along with the R&D work

Dutch Navy NH-90 helicopter crash in Caribbean, 2 Dead

July 20, 2020 @ 10:33 AM

A crash involving an NH90 maritime combat helicopter belonging to the Dutch Navy crashed on Sunday, killing two out of four crew members on board. The helicopter came down in the Caribbean Sea near Aruba at the end of a coastguard patrol

Israel to Upgrade Greek AH-64 Apache Helicopters

July 20, 2020 @ 08:21 AM

Israel has reportedly agreed to upgrade Greek AH-64 Apache gunships besides ratifying a tripartite deal with Greece and Cyprus on the Eastern Mediterranean gas pipeline project. The Apache contract valued $34 million covers 19 helicopters

Russia Arms 150 Jets, Helicopters in 'Surprise Check' Near Ukraine Border

July 18, 2020 @ 02:18 PM

Russia conducted a “surprise check” of 150 aircraft, both jets and rotorcraft, to test their combat readiness in case of deployment. "As part of a surprise check of the troops of the Southern Military District, carried out in accordance with the decision of the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, about 150 aircraft including jets, helicopters, operational-tactical planes, assault jets, and bombers of the Southern Military District were tested for readiness for relocation to operational airfields,” Southeast Military District said in a statement Friday

Taiwan Grounds 36 Bell OH-58D Helicopters Following Fatal Crash during Anti-China Drill

July 17, 2020 @ 08:35 AM

A Taiwan military Bell OH-58D Kiowa Warrior crashed during the annual Han Kuang military exercises Thursday killing its pilot and co-pilot. The crash occurred at Hsinchu Air Force Base during the exercise meant to test Taiwans preparedness for a possible invasion by China