CAE to Provide Submarine Detection Sensor for US Navy MH-60R Helicopters

November 20, 2020 @ 01:50 PM

CAE today announced it has been awarded a subcontract by Lockheed Martin to supply the CAE Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) system for United States Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. CAE MAD-XR is a sensitive magnetometer designed to sense changes in the earths magnetic field and is used as a sensor to...

China's Black Hawk Competitor, Z-20 helicopter, to have Multiple Variants

November 20, 2020 @ 06:45 AM

The Z-20 helicopter, Chinas answer to Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk, could have new variants to perform anti-submarine warfare, patrol and reconnaissance missions. “The Z-20 helicopter can be modified into special-mission variants for anti-submarine warfare, patrol and reconnaissance duties,” Wang Ya'nan, a military aviation expert, told the

Chinese Army Uses Drones to Guide Helicopter Missile Strike

November 19, 2020 @ 08:31 AM

The Chinese Army used a drone to guide a helicopter to conduct beyond visual range (BVR) strike at sea during a live-fire drill held recently. All targets were accurately hit under the harsh conditions of dense fog, the military announced Wednesday

Lithuania Orders Four Black Hawk Gunships for $213M

November 18, 2020 @ 12:17 PM

Lithuanias Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Acting U.S

MBDA to Develop New Missile for Tiger Helicopter

November 13, 2020 @ 04:08 PM

The French Minister of the Armed Forces Florence Parly announced today that MBDA will develop the Air-Ground Tactical-Future Missile (MAST-F) program to be the Army's Tiger helicopters. MBDA was selected by proposing its MHT / MLP (High Frame Missile / Long Range Missile) concept to the Directorate General for Armament (DGA),...

AgustaWestland bags $171 to Manufacture 36 TH-73A Helicopters for US Navy

November 13, 2020 @ 04:53 AM

AgustaWestland, a part of Italian Aerospace major Leonardo, is awarded a $171,047,763 modification contract from the Pentagon to manufacture 36 TH-73A training helicopters. This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of 36 TH-73A aircraft in support of the Advanced Helicopter Training System program

Hours Before Peace Deal, Azerbaijan Shoots Down Russian Helicopter

November 10, 2020 @ 05:13 AM

A Russian Air Force Mi-24 helicopter was shot down by Azerbaijan, just hours before Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia signed a peace deal by video-conference today. The aircraft was flying over Nakhchivan section of the Armenia-Azerbaijan state border at 18

Ukraine Blocks Illegal Transport of $980,000 Worth Aircraft Engine, Mi-8 Spare Parts...

November 5, 2020 @ 08:06 AM

The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) said it blocked the illegal transport of stolen aircraft components including engines one of which costs $980,000, to Russia. Police detained the suspects while trying to sell a military aircraft engine valued $980,000

BAE Systems to Deliver Autonomy Capabilities for Army’s Future Vertical Lift Initiative...

November 4, 2020 @ 06:51 AM

BAE Systems announced today it has been awarded multiple contracts from the U.S

Ecuadorian Air Force Takes Delivery of First Two Airbus H145s

October 29, 2020 @ 06:15 AM

Airbus Helicopters has delivered two H145s to the Ecuadorian Air Force, the first military customer in South America for this multi-purpose twin-engine helicopter. A total of six H145s will be delivered over the next year

Russian Helicopters Launches Mi-8 Test Operation Program in Indonesia

October 28, 2020 @ 02:06 PM

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant (U-UAP), part of Russian Helicopters has launched Mi-8/171 type helicopter test operation program in Indonesia. The program is aimed at the assessing of all the advantages of helicopters real operation in conjunction with all available corporate support tools and implemented aftersales services of Russian Helicopters holding company

Lockheed Wins $194M for Greek MH-60R Helos

October 27, 2020 @ 05:16 AM

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