Airbus Begins First Pre-production of H160 Helicopter

July 13, 2018 @ 12:05 PM

The first pre-production of Airbus H160 helicopter has been fitted with its rear fuselage, comprising the tail boom and tail assembly, the company announced Friday. The Airbus Helicopters H160 (formerly known under the designation of "X4") is an in-development, medium-lift, multi-role helicopter

Pakistan signs Deal for 30 ATAK Helicopter with Turkey Worth $1.5 Billion

July 13, 2018 @ 11:41 AM

Turkey and Pakistan signed a deal today for the sale of 30 T129 ATAK helicopters estimated to be worth around $1.5 billion

Laos Receives Four Repaired Mi-17 Choppers

July 12, 2018 @ 10:43 AM

Russian Helicopters, part of Rostec State Corporation, has completed the first service contract to the Lao Ministry of Defense by transferring a batch of four repaired Mi-17 helicopters at the official ceremony. The transfer ceremony took place at the air base in Vientiane, the holdings announced Thursday

US Army Orders Four Boeing MH-47G Block II Chinook Helicopters For $140M...

July 12, 2018 @ 08:44 AM

The US Army has awarded a $139.8 million worth contract to Boeing for procurement of four MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopters, the Department of defense announced Wednesday

Polish Armaments Group, Leonardo Set To Co-develop Polish Army’s AW249 Combat Helicopters...

July 11, 2018 @ 03:04 PM

Leonardo and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A

Sri Lanka to Buy Mi 171 Helicopters Using Revived Line of Credit...

July 5, 2018 @ 05:07 AM

Sri Lanka is likely to use the renewed line of credit from Russia to buy 10 Mi 171 multirole helicopters for its Air Force (SLAF). A partly used $ 300 million credit line, which lapsed in 2015 and has been renewed by Russia to allow Sri Lanka to purchase a Gepard 5

Boeing Apache, Turkish ATAK Compete in Moroccan Helicopter Program

July 2, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters and Turkish TAI T-129 ATAK helicopters are in fray for Moroccan helicopter program. Morocco reportedly is in negotiations with American Boeing for the purchase of Apache AH-64 helicopters for its Armed Forces

Bell Boeing Wins $4.1 Billion to Manufacture 78 V-22 Tiltrotor Aircraft

June 30, 2018 @ 03:29 AM

Bell Boeing has won $4.1 billion modification to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft advance acquisition contract to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract

Hungary Orders 20 Airbus H145M Military Helicopters

June 29, 2018 @ 12:34 PM

The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 20 H145M military helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management for its military modernisation programme Zrinyi 2026. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will provide training and support package, Airbus said in a statement Friday

Boeing Wins $80M Worth Contract For Four MH-47G Chinook Special Operations Helicopters...

June 29, 2018 @ 10:14 AM

Boeing has won a $80.7 million worth contract to supply four new build MH-47G rotary wing aircraft to the US Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOC), the Department of defense announced Thursday

Boeing’s CH-47F Block II Helicopter Program Enters Final Assembly

June 28, 2018 @ 11:37 AM

Boeing and the US Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) helicopter into final assembly on June 27. “The CH-47F Block II represents tomorrows heavy lift readiness for the United States Army and her allied partners,” said Col

India’s Border Security Force Gets Six Overhauled Mi-17 1V Choppers

June 27, 2018 @ 11:32 AM

Russian Helicopters Holding Company (part of Rostec State Corporation) delivered six Mi-17-1V helicopters to the Border Security Force of the Republic of India. The helicopters were overhauled at Novosibirsk Aircraft Repair Plant (NARP)