General Dynamics- Ordnance Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) is being awarded $9,064,921 for the procurement of 41 A/A49E-7 (V4) gun turrets for AH-1Z helicopters in support of the government of Pakistan and the US Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Williston, Vermont (50 percent); and Saco, Maine (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2021
Bell Helicopters Bell 505 Jet Ranger X has received a certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). “We are hosting our first Bell 505 European operators this month at our Bell Training Academy in Fort Worth and the first aircraft in the region is scheduled to be delivered at the beginning of 2018,” Glenn Isbell, executive vice president, Customer Support and Services said in a statement Sunday during the ongoing Dubai Air Show
Indias Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is projected to be the third among the worlds top four manufacturers of light military helicopters weighting less than 15000 pounds, over the next 15 years. In a report compiled by market research firm Forecast International, Airbus Helicopters is projected to lead the light military rotorcraft market manufacturing 420 units for a 26
South Korea, the United States and Japan commenced a joint missile warning exercise on Tuesday, which would enable them to detect and track missiles launched from North Korea. The trilateral exercise began its two-day run in the waters off South Korea and Japan, mobilizing four Aegis combat system-equipped ships from the three countries, according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), according to Yonhap
The US State Department has approved a possible sale to the Czech Republic for 12 Bell UH-1Y attack and utility helicopters estimated to cost $575 million. The principal contractors will be Bell Helicopter, Textron and General Electric Company
The Bell V-280 Valor prototype aircraft has successfully achieved ground run testing at 100% rotor speed or RPM. The aircraft will continue ground run testing at the Bell Helicopter Amarillo Assembly Center where it will undergo a series of functional tests running all aircraft systems and flight controls in preparation for first flight this fall
An Iranian Armys helicopter went down during a test flight near the northwestern city of Oroumiyeh on Thursday. Local military commander General Habib Shahsavari told Tasnim News Agency that the Armys Bell-214 helicopter crashed on Thursday due to technical failure, killing one person and injuring two
Bell Helicopter is preparing for initial ground run of its V-280 Valor after it achieved 100 percent build completion on the prototype aircraft. This is a clean sheet tiltrotor, applying lessons learned from previous generations of tiltrotor to create groundbreaking simplicity and deliver transformational, affordable technology to alter the course of vertical flight, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Romanian Defense Minister Adrian Tutuianu has signed a letter of intent with Bell Helicopter to acquire AH-1Z Viper combat helicopter for the countrys armed forces. For the planned procurement, funds will be provided from the €9
Pakistan Army will get its first three Bell AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters this year making it the first foreign military sales of this helicopter type in 20 years. "The first three helicopters (from an order of 12) are undergoing final assembly in Amarillo, Texas" Bell Helicopters vice president of international military sales Rich Harris was quoted as saying by
Israel has stepped up the negotiation talks with Italy for the purchase of new helicopters from the Italian firm Leonardo on a condition of reciprocal defense procurement between the governments. Leonardo is offering to sell its new training helicopters to Israel
The Royal Canadian Air Force has deployed four Bell CH-146 Griffon helicopters near Erbil, Iraq to contribute for the armed forces commitment to the fight against Daesh militant group. “On Monday, April 17, approximately 60 members of the Royal Canadian Air Forces 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron (THS), based at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base in Edmonton, Alta
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