Eurofighter Typhoons Belonging to the US-led Anti-Daesh coalition flew 1000 sorties, dropping 850 Paveway 4 bombs in Iraq and Syria since 2015 as part of operation SHADER. SHADER is the operational code name given to the contribution of the United Kingdom in the ongoing military intervention against IS militants
An Albanian army helicopter crashed Wednesday into a lake in northern Albania, killing two pilots on board, officials said. Local mayor Tonin Marinaj was quoted as saying by AP that the helicopter crashed into Shkodra Lake near the village of Grizhe some 108 kilometers (67 miles) north of the capital, Tirana
Indonesia has ordered 11 Panther helicopters to re-enforce its anti-submarine unit. "The helicopters would be delivered gradually with four units to arrive by 2017," Navy spokesperson Rear Admiral M Zainuddin was quoted as saying by Xinhua news agency Wednesday
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) announced today that it has been awarded a 468 crore (US $73 Million) contract by the Indian Defense Ministry to design and construct a floating dock for the Indian Navy (FDN). The floating dock is expected to significantly enhance the support infrastructure of the navy for docking of warships and submarines for repairs and refits
Lithuanian Armed Forces has received first of the three search and rescue (SAR) Airbus Helicopters' priorly Eurocopter) Dauphins to replace Russian made helicopters on Tuesday. The second and third helicopters will be delivered by the end of this year
The Spanish army on Wednesday unveiled its latest acquisition, a Eurocopter Tiger HA-28 HAD attack and destruction helicopter. The version of the Tiger acquired is an updated adaptation of the six HAP support and protection Tiger copters which already belong to the Spanish army, all of which were called into service during the withdrawal of Spanish troops from Afghanistan in 2013 and 2014
Eurocopter has been rebranded as Airbus Helicopters, effective today, which joins Airbus and Airbus Defence & Space, within the new parent company, Airbus Group. Airbus Helicopters will benefit from and enrich the Airbus brand as it develops, manufactures, markets and supports a diversified and highly capable rotorcraft product line
Eurocopter has won a patent infringement rights against Bell Helicopter related to the sleigh-style “Moustache” landing gear design on the Eurocopter EC120 and EC130. The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal unanimously upheld Eurocopters appeal seeking punitive damages worth $25 million from Bell
Eurocopters EC725 and NH90 both have demonstrated their efficiency in the most complex operational theaters, and will be presented at Dubai Airshow. Eurocopter designed its EC725 from the start as a true multi-role helicopter, capable of performing missions that include SAR, combat SAR, long-distance tactical transport and medical airlift, naval assignments, as well as logistics support and special operations
AeroVironment and Eurocopter have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios at the AUSA 2013. “The combination of AeroVironments market leading unmanned technology and unique knowledge with Eurocopters world-class helicopter and systems expertise makes a formidable team,” said Roy Minson, senior vice president and general manager of AeroVironments Unmanned Aircraft Systems business segment
Eurocopter has signed a contract to supply an AS365 N3+ Dauphin for the Nagoya City, Japan as an upgrade for the services existing helicopter resources. Delivery of this new rotorcraft is planned in 2015 to the Pacific Coast city of Japan
CAE and Eurocopter today announced an agreement for an EC225 helicopter training facility in Norway, including a CAE 3000 Series Level D flight and mission simulator. To be located at CAE's training center in Norway, the new EC225 simulator to be operational from 2015 will provide an unprecedented level of realism for pilot mission training - including flight profiles for the offshore oil and gas sector, search and rescue (SAR) operations and other complex scenarios for which simulation training is ideally suited
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