Russian Modernized Mi-26T2V Takes to Skies

August 22, 2018 @ 03:09 PM

Russias modernized Mi-26T2V helicopter has took to skies for the first time at the flight-test center of Rostvertol company of Russian Helicopters Holding. A prototype made by Rostvertol company will be sent to the Moscow Region under its own power soon, where it will participate in the International Military-Technical Forum "ARMY-2018",...

Mi-26NE Attack Helicopter Upgraded with New Missiles, Networked Communication

August 22, 2018 @ 02:58 PM

Russian Helicopters has upgraded its Mi-26NE attack helicopters with new missiles and networked communication. The modernized Mi-28NE helicopter can interact with drones and operate them remotely

Philippines Eyeing Submarines, Helicopters and Small Arms Buy from Russia

August 21, 2018 @ 03:50 PM

Philippines is holding negotiations with Russia for the possible purchase of Project 636 conventional submarines, helicopter equipment and small arms, Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev has said. "We are holding talks not only on this [submarines]

HAL Orders Saab’s Self-Protection Systems For Dhruv Helicopters

August 8, 2018 @ 02:40 PM

Saab has received a follow-on order from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for the IDAS-2 self-protection suite for the Indian Armys Dhruv helicopter. The order includes the IDAS-2 (Integrated Defensive Aids Suite) and the production will take place at Saabs facility in Centurion, South Africa

US Army Black Hawk Choppers To Get Upgraded Doppler Navigation Systems

August 1, 2018 @ 08:59 AM

The US Army has selected BAE Systems to provide touch screen computer display units (CDU) as an upgrade to the companys ASN-128 Doppler GPS Navigation System on Black Hawk helicopters. The self-contained, all-weather, day or night navigation system enables Black Hawk pilots to view real-time flight plan data

First Boeing Apache, Chinook Helicopters For India Complete Inaugural Flights

July 28, 2018 @ 12:26 PM

Boeing said on Friday that it has completed the first flights of Apache and Chinook military helicopters which will be delivered to India next year. “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India,” said David Koopersmith, vice president and general manager, Boeing Vertical Lift

Philippine Navy to Receive 2 AW 159 Anti-submarine Helicopters in March 2019

July 27, 2018 @ 09:22 AM

The Philippine Navy (PN) will receive its first two AW159 anti-submarine helicopters from AgustaWestland in March next year. The delivery will probably happen in March 2019, PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad was quoted as saying by

Israel Eyes Fighters, Helicopters Purchase from Boeing using US Military Aid

July 27, 2018 @ 08:53 AM

Israel is planning to buy aircraft worth $11 billion that include a squadron each of F-15 fighter jets with upgraded stealth features, cargo helicopters and aerial refuelling planes from Boeing using the United States military aid. This will be the largest-ever acquisition by Israel

Russian Defense Ministry Receives New Batch of Mi-8MTV-5 Military Transport Helicopters

July 20, 2018 @ 01:52 PM

The Russian defense ministry received a new batch of five Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters on July 20, it was announced in a corporate press release Friday. During a video conference with the National Center for Defense of the State, the managing director of the Kazan Helicopter Plant, Yuri Pustovgarov, said that the next batch of Mi-8MTV-5-1 helicopters had successfully passed all kinds of tests provided for by technical specifications and state contract

Boeing Awarded $181M US Army Contract For Chinook Helicopters

July 20, 2018 @ 08:01 AM

The US Army has awarded a $181 million worth contract to Boeing for procurement of 156 CH-47F Chinook helicopters, the Department of defense announced Thursday. “The Boeing Co

Taiwan Deploys Apache Helicopters to Defend Against "Enemy Landing Corps"

July 18, 2018 @ 09:16 AM

Taiwan on Tuesday put into service 15 Boeing Apache attack helicopters, nicknamed "tank killers," for its formidable firepower to defend against a possible invasion by "enemy landing corps." Beijing has been demanding unification of the little island of Taiwan with mainland China

Boeing to Supply Spares for Dutch Apache and Chinook Helicopters

July 17, 2018 @ 11:51 AM

Boeing has won a contract to provide spare parts of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNAF). The contract provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services to the RNAFs fleet of Apaches and Chinooks, which includes 28 AH-64Ds,11 CH-47Ds and 6 CH-47Fs, the company said in a statement Saturday