Japanese Fuji Heavy Industries has been chosen to develop the next generation UH-X multipurpose helicopter for the Ground Self-Defense Forces. Fuji along with Bell helicopter Textron will be developing the base commercial helicopter
The super-medium helicopter Bell 525 Relentless has made successful maiden flight at the companys aircraft assembly center in the USA. “We have diligently executed our schedule to design, develop, build and test the aircraft, and look forward to the next phase of flight testing as we work towards certification,” said Matt Hasik, executive vice president of commercial programs at Bell Helicopter
The US militarys F/A-18 Hornet legacy fighters are flying more hours and will require more maintenance than expected due to delays in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program, Rear Adm. Michael Manazir was quoted as saying by defense journal, DoDBuzz last week
The US has approved a $3 billion possible sale of 17 Osprey aircraft and support equipments to Japan. The sale would support the Japanese Self Defense Forces (JSDF) with capability to operate closely with the U
US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will be signing a 10-year Indo-US Defense framework Agreement and also fast-track the Defense Trade and Technology Initiative (DTTI) under which the two nations will co-produce and develop military equipment in India, IHS Janes reported Thursday. US defense secretary Ashton Carter's two-day visit to India in early June is expected to raise the levels of bilateral strategic and defense co-operation between the two countries, IHS Jane's quoted senior Indian military officials as saying
Peru has signed a contract for the transfer of three Agusta Bell AB-412 helicopters of the Royal Dutch Navy to Navy of Peru, Peru Ministry of Defense said in a statement Monday. The helicopters will be used for search and rescue and medical evacuation and will complement the logistical ship BAP “Tacna” acquired from the Dutch Navy
Bell Helicopter announced today that it has signed a $123 million (CAN$155 million) contract to supply seven Bell 412EPI helicopters to the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG). The contract was signed with Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC)
US Navy is moving ahead with plan to order 44 V-22 Ospreys to be assembled in Amarillo by Bell Helicopter in partnership with Boeing. The overall contract value is estimated at $3
Kamans Aerosystems division has won a contract to continue manufacturing of skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters. This five-year follow on contract has an expected value in excess of $25 million
Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar said that he is working out a mechanism for the creation of a post of Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) with a fixed tenure in order to integrate the three services. Parrikar said that he will recommend the mechanism in 2-3 months
Bell announced today that it will display UH-1Y maritime helicopter and 429 WLG light twin-engine helicopter during the upcoming LIMA 2015. The company said that, it will have subject matter experts to discuss Bells latest military and commercial rotorcraft and customer support offerings at their stand (#B710) and at the aircraft on static display
Bell Helicopter announced the sale of 15 Bell 407GX aircraft to the Mexican Air Force (FAM) with deliveries to begin this year. The aircraft will be configured for a variety of parapublic missions
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