Airbus Helicopters announced the delivery of first of the 18 ordered NH-90 Sea Lion naval multi-role helicopter to the Germany navy, on Thursday. The rotorcraft was delivered to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw)
India is negotiating with Russia over the purchase of additional 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi Su-30 jets, Indian media have reported. “A proposal in this regard by the Indian Air force (IAF) is likely to be taken up before a high-level meeting of the Defence Ministry in the next few weeks,” government sources said
The company has offered an approach to take the Tiger platform beyond 2040 resulting in saving of AUD 3 billion ($2 billion). This is in response to the Commonwealth of Australias (CoA) Request for Information (RFI) for the Project LAND4503 Armed Reconnaissance Capability The RFI seeks solutions for the armys future armed reconnaissance helicopter needs
The Australian government has issued a Request For Information (RFI) for 29 new gunships, seeking to replace the armys fleet of Eurocopter Tiger attack helicopters. Under the Land 4503 program, the Australian Department of Defences Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) is seeking information to acquire 29 gunships
The Airbus Joint Light Helicopter H160M will be christened as “Guépard” (“Cheetah”) by the French Armed Forces for whom its builder, Airbus Helicopters has brought forward the program to 2021. During a visit to the Airbus Helicopters headquarters today, French Defence Minister Florence Parly revealed the full-scale mock up of the H160M that will be presented on the Ministry of the Armed Forces stand at the next Paris Air Show
Airbus has delivered H215 heavy twin-engine utility helicopter to Chinas State Grid General Aviation Company (SGGAC). The H215 will join the companys existing fleet of 15 Airbus helicopters, comprised of H125s, an H120 and an H225
Airbus Helicopters has been awarded an extension of the Australian Armys Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract by the Australian Department of Defence. The five-year contract includes maintenance, operational maintenance of training aircraft, training, design services, software development and testing, and other support areas, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Airbus has begun shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone. The maiden shore-to-ship delivery flight was made to the Swire Pacific Offshores Anchor Handling Tug Supply vessel ‘M/V Pacific Centurion, 1
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, has released new H145//BK117 D-3 helicopter (BK117 D-3), which was jointly developed with Airbus Helicopters. The Central Helicopter Service which operates 10 BK117 helicopters for EMS, disaster prevention operations and VIP transportations in Japan, will be the first customer to useH145//BK117 D-3 in Asia, the company said in a statement Wednesday
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp has developed the country's most powerful solid-propellant rocket engine which will be used in the new upgraded variant of the Long March 11. “The engine is based on its predecessor, which is used with China's Long March 11 carrier rocket and features advanced composite materials built into its casing
Airbus helicopters selected Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the H135 light utility helicopter at the ongoing Heli-Expo 2019 in Georgia, USA for US Navy trainer replacement proposal. The H135 aircraft is IFR certified by the Federal Aviation Administration
Chinese Ministry of Transport's Rescue and Salvage Bureau (CRS) has picked Airbus' H175 helicopter to conduct Search And Rescue (SAR) operations during the ongoing Heli-Expo 2019 in Georgia, USA. The H175s SAR configuration was chosen for its endurance of about 5
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