Elbit to supply Helmet Display Tracker Systems for Navy MH-60S Helicopter

June 25, 2020 @ 04:57 AM

Elbit Systems has won a $32 million contract to supply 76 helmet display tracker systems (HDTS) to support Navy PMA-299 Multi-Mission helicopter (MH-60S). The deal includes provision of major assemblies, provision ordering item line items, engineering services and support equipment, Pentagon said in a release Wednesday

Certification of Militarized Airbus Five-bladed H145 Chopper Next Year

June 24, 2020 @ 10:45 AM

Airbus new five-bladed H145 military chopper is expected to be certified next year. The rotorcraft was recently certified by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), clearing the way for customer deliveries towards the end of summer 2020

Japan’s National Police Agency Orders H225, H135 Helicopters

June 24, 2020 @ 07:56 AM

Airbus has won an order to provide one new H225 and four H135 helicopters to Japans National Police Agency (NPA) as part of its fleet modernisation programme. Currently operating 12 H135, four H155 and six AS365 helicopters, with one H215 and two H225 already on order, NPA deploys its growing fleet...

Russia delivers 4 Mi-35M Combat/Utility helicopters to Kazakhstan

June 23, 2020 @ 12:38 PM

Kazakhstan has taken the delivery of four new Mi-35M transport and attack helicopters, Kazakh defense ministry announced Tuesday. The contract for the choppers was signed in May 2018

Turkey First Indigenous Helicopter Engine to be Ready for Integration This Year

June 20, 2020 @ 08:08 AM

Turkey's first indigenous helicopter engine, that will power the T-625 Gökbey utility helicopter and the ATAK combat chopper will be delivered to Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for integration this year. “Core of the T-625 helicopters engine was tested at TAI,” Mustafa Varank, Industry and Technology Minister, was quoted as saying by...

Sikorsky-Boeing’s SB-1 Defiant Reaches 205 Knots During Flight Test

June 17, 2020 @ 09:12 AM

The SB-1 Defiant aircraft developed by Sikorsky and Boeing reached its fastest speed yet during a recent flight test. "Exceeding 200 knots is significant also because it's beyond any conventional helicopter speed, and we understand that speed and low-level maneuverability is critical to the holistic survivability in the Future Vertical Lift environment," Jay Macklin, Sikorsky's business development director for FVL, told reporters on June 16

Lockheed Martin Gets $375M to Design Unique Hardware, Software for Indian MH-60R...

June 13, 2020 @ 04:39 AM

Lockheed Martin has received a $375.5 United States government contract to design and develop unique hardware and software for the Multi-Role MH-60R Helicopter development program for the government of India

Russia Kamov Ka-52M Helicopter to Get New 100Km Range Cruise Missile

June 11, 2020 @ 12:25 PM

Russias upgraded Kamov Ka-52M gunship will soon be armed with a new cruise missile with a range of 100km. According to the governments procurement website, state trials of the missile codenamed ‘item 305 equipped on the combat helicopter will begin in December of this year, and is scheduled to be completed in September 2022

Bell, Boeing Complete 400 Osprey Tiltrotor Deliveries with CV-22 Handover to US

June 10, 2020 @ 04:02 PM

Bell Textron and Boeing have delivered the 400th V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor to the United States Department of Defense with the US Air Force Special Operations command received the CV-22 on June 2. The CV-22 is the Special Operations Forces (SOF) variant of the V-22 Osprey

Indonesian Mi-17 Crash Kills Four Onboard

June 6, 2020 @ 01:39 PM

An Indonesian militarys Mi-17 crashed during a training exercise on the countrys Java island on Saturday, killing four onboard. Five other crew members were injured in the accident

Bell Names Manufacturing Team to Build US Army’s FARA

June 5, 2020 @ 06:02 AM

Bell Textron Inc., has teamed up with nine aerospace companies to form “Team Invictus” that will build the prototype of the U

Sierra Nevada to provide Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage Systems to US Military

June 3, 2020 @ 09:10 AM

Sierra Nevada Corporation has been awarded a production contract to supply and support the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System (DVEPS) on U.S