Bahrain has signed an agreement with Bell Helicopter Textron Inc to procure 12 Bell AH-1Z twin-engine attack helicopters after the United States senate voted down a draft resolution to block US Arms sales to Bahrain. It would cost an approximate $912 million for Bahrain to buy 12 helicopters
Days after Germany announced a freeze on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and urged other European Union members to do the same in view of the Khashoggi murder; Spain, Sweden, UK and France refused to block arms delivery to Riyadh. The Spanish Parliament voted against a proposal blocking arms sales to Saudi Arabia Tuesday, according to El Nacional newspaper
Bell Helicopter announced today a teaming agreement with Thales, for the development of flight control systems for Bells vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft and on-demand mobility (ODM) solutions. “We continue to expand our team and capabilities for our ODM aircraft to bring the most advanced technology available and new vertical lift solutions to the market,” said Bells Scott Drennan, Vice President of Innovation
The United States has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of five Armed Bell 407GX helicopters configured with rocket launchers, machine guns and countermeasures for an estimated cost of $82.5 million
Bell Helicopter Textron has won two contracts totalling $32 million in support of the V-22 aircraft platform hub assembly. Both the contracts are for seven years with no option periods
Researchers from the US Army Research Laboratory and Bell Helicopter have begun development of a micro unmanned aerial system or UAS after the meeting in June. The UAS is a miniature, lightweight reconnaissance vehicle that Soldiers can carry onto the battlefield and deploy in a confined space
Bell Helicopter Textron has won $509.7 million advance acquisition contract for the manufacture and delivery of 29 Lot 15 production AH-1Z Build New aircraft in support of the United States Marine Corps H-1 upgrade program
The US State Department has approved sale of 12 AH-1Z attack helicopters to Bahrain for an estimated cost of $911.4 million
The Philippine National Police (PNP) has received the first of the three twin-engine Bell 429 helicopters. “We will officially commission today a brand new air asset to bolster the operational capability of the PNP in addressing criminality, terrorism, and other police emergencies that require air ground operations,” Outgoing PNP chief Dir
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his countrys Ministry of Defence to cancel a deal to buy 16 Helicopters from Bell Canada after Ottawa threatened to hold up export clearance on Manilas human rights record. "I am directing the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) not to buy anymore (military equipment) from Canada or from the United States because there is always a condition attached," Duterte said during the course of a press conference in Davao City
Bell Helicopters V-280 Valor next generation tiltrotor has completed its first flight. The Bell V-280 Valor program is part of the Joint Multi Role Technology Demonstrator (JMR-TD) initiative
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has been ordered to shoot down attack drones operated by United States forces if they violate Pakistani airspace, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said on Thursday. The chief of air staff was speaking as chief guest at the opening ceremony of Air Tech Conference and Techno Show at Air University, Islamabad,
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