AgustaWestland has won three contracts worth a total €130 million from North and Southeast Asian customers for the supply of 13 helicopters for both government and commercial roles, announced during the Singapore Air Show 2014.
In particular, Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia signed a contract for ten AW139 helicopters for offshore missions, bringing the total number of AW139s that will be operated by it to 34.
Furthermore, the Chungnam Fire Fighting Department in the Republic of Korea placed an order for one AW139 which will perform fire fighting, search and rescue, emergency medical services (EMS) and utility mission.
Also, AgustaWestland secured orders for two AW109 Power helicopters to be used by the Philippine Navy for a wide range of naval missions including search and rescue, economic zone protection, surface surveillance and maritime security. At present, Philippine Navy uses three aircraft of the said model.
The Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey is making its debut at the Singapore air show 2014 for the very first time. Two squadrons of the V-22 are currently deployed with US Marine Corps in-country, following the initial deployment of the said aircraft at Japan base in 2012
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) today unveiled its new Super Heron heavy fuel Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at the Singapore Air Show 2014. Mr
SIBAT, the International Defense Cooperation Division of the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD), will be presenting various domestic companies at the Israel National Pavilion at the Singapore Air Show 2014. "Israel considers Asia as a significant market and views expanded cooperation in the region as very important
AmSafe Bridport Limited will be showcasing its Tarian RPG Armour system for the first time at the Singapore Air show, 11-16 February 2014. This lightweight and durable armour is fitted to a Singapore Technologies Kinetics Bronco
Thales has announced a contract to modernize Thailands air traffic management at Singapore Airshow 2014, starting from today. Recently, Thaless LORADS III system has entered into service with Singapore
Thales will be exhibiting broad range of products at Singapore Air show 2014, taking place from 11th to the 16th of February. Thales will be showcasing its capabilities in a number of areas including Airport Security, Air Traffic Management, Advanced Air Defence, In-Flight Entertainment & Connectivity, Avionics Support Services, Onboard/Ground Communications, Navigation and Identification (CNI) solutions and Optronics
Singapore has announced plans to deploy a huge tethered surveillance balloon to boost its maritime and air security. The helium-filled "aerostat" will be equipped with radar equipment that can spot threats from as far as 200 kilometres (125 miles) away, according to the ministry of defense website
The Republic of Singapore Navys (RSN) first Littoral Mission Vessel (LMV) has been commissioned on September 15 at Singapore Technologies Marine (ST Marine). Permanent Secretary (Defence) Mr Chan Yeng Kit officiated at the ceremony
The Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) has taken delivery new Advanced Jet Trainer, the Alenia Aermacchi M-346 aircraft, into 150 Squadron at Cazaux Air Base in France, according to an official statement. Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, said, "It allows our trainee pilots to be able to be exposed to air combat environments within the cockpit - they can be simulated, as in handling electronic warfare systems, multi-mode radar and Beyond Visual Range missiles, early in their training
India is likely to buy 15 CH-47F Chinook transport and 22 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters before the end of the year, the Boeing officials were quoted as saying by Shephard. "We expect that the contract award for the Chinook will come in the first half of the year, and the award for the Apache in the second half of the year," Leanne Caret, Boeings VP and GM of vertical-lift, were cited saying at the Singapore Airshow 2014
AgustaWestland today announced it completed the AW609 TiltRotor envelop expansion phase with the first two test aircraft in December 2013. Together they have now flown almost 1,000 hours
AgustaWestland has won a €125 million contract from Omni Helicopters International Group (OHI) for four AW139 intermediate twin-engine and five AW189 8.3 ton helicopters in offshore configuration
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