The US Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martins Sikorsky $500 million to build 12 additional HH-60W combat helicopters. “Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, will build 12 additional HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) following a second Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) contract award by the US Air Force, known as Lot 2,...
Slovakias LOTN company has conducted overhaul and repair works of Afghan Air Forces Mi-17V-5 helicopter, nearly a year after Russian manufacturers reportedly accused the Slovak company of “illegally” conducting repair works on their rotorcraft. “LOTN has completed complex overhaul and heavy repair works of Afghan Mi-17V-5 helicopter which had suffered major...
The US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky a contract to build six VH-92A Presidential Helicopters. These helicopters are part of the 23 aircraft program of record for the US Marine Corps
India's Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) cleared a $2.4 billion (INR 17,177 crore) deal to purchase 24 multi-role Sikorsky MH-60 'Romeo anti-submarine helicopters for the Indian Navy
Russian Helicopters Ansat light multipurpose helicopter has received a nod from China, that will kickstart delivery of 20 such rotorcraft to the country under a contract signed two years ago. "Russian Helicopters completed validation of the type certificate for Ansat light multipurpose helicopter in the People's Republic of China," Rostec said...
Chinas military has revealed an upgraded Z-10 attack helicopter with a more powerful engine with reduced infrared signal. The latest Z-10 ‘s engine has its exhaust openings facing upward instead of outward like the early model, reported Weihutang, a column on military affairs, state media reported
Airbus Helicopters has won a contract for six H135 military training helicopters from the Royal Thai Air Force, as part of its pilot training enhancement programme. The very first military training helicopters ever ordered by the Royal Thai Air Force, these new twin-engine Federal Aviation Administration(FAA) Instrument flight Rules-certified H135s will be utilised for an array of training missions, including ab-initio flight training
The French Navy is to operate four H160 helicopters for search and rescue missions. "The French Armament General Directorate (DGA) is to supply four H160s to the French Navy for search and rescue missions through a partnership between Airbus Helicopters, Babcock, and Safran Helicopter Engines," Airbus said in a statement Monday
Indian Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) made by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Received Initial Operational Clearance (IOC) Friday paving the way to commence its production. LUH is a single engine, light weight, agile 3-ton utility helicopter, designed to meet the operational requirements of Indian Army & Air Force
Airbus will arm the H160 helicopters of the French military under France's Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger: HIL). "Airbus Helicopters and the French Armament General Directorate (DGA) are pursuing a new set of studies to further the militarisation of the H160 and to define its associated support ecosystem in the frame of the Joint Light Helicopter program (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger: HIL)," Airbus said in a statement Thursday
Russian Helicopters signed a roadmap with Indo-Russian Helicopters Limited (IRHL) for the production of Ka-226T helicopters in India at the Defexpo 2020 exhibition. "The roadmap signed today will be the basis for further development of the Ka-226T localization project in India after the signing of the contract," said Director General of Russian Helicopters holding company Andrei Boginsky
Rosoboronexport has signed the first foreign contract for the supply of a Mi-38T medium-range multi-purpose helicopter manufactured by the Kazan Helicopter Plant, a Russian Helicopters release said. The helicopter will be in the VVIP configuration and delivery is planned during 2021-22