Bell-Boeing is being awarded $40 million modification contract for the procurement of long-lead components associated with the manufacture and delivery of four fiscal year 2018 Lot 22 MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for the government of Japan.
Work is expected to be completed in September 2018, US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday.
Japan has ordered 17 MV-22 Ospreys and is the first export customer.
Rolls-Royce has won $115 million contract for the procurement of production and spare AE1107C engines in support of the V-22 Osprey. This contract provides for the procurement of 56 V-22 AE1107C engines, including 36 production engines for the Marine Corps, and 16 production and 4 spare engines for the government of Japan, the US department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
A V-22 Osprey aircraft that crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa in December last year was caused by weather conditions and human factors, according to the US military report. The report refutes various media claims about sustainability of the Ospreys, and a Japanese government source told the Mainichi Shimbun on August 23 that the government is set to release the full report soon, once it formally receives the document from the U
Up to six MV-22 Ospreys with the US Marine Corps will join a US-Japan military exercise from Friday, Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera told reporters in Tokyo Tuesday settling doubts about the fitness of the aircraft which had crashed off Australia last week. "Japan also believes there is important significance in the Osprey's participation in the exercise
The Japanese Defense Ministry has cleared Ospreys for flights after US investigators ruled out mechanical failures as the cause of last Saturdays fatal crash off Australia. Four Ospreys from the US military base in Japans Okinawa took off shortly after its defense ministry lifted the ban imposed after one of the US Marine Corps planes crashed off Australia, Sputnik reported Friday
Japan has demanded that the US ground its V-22 Osprey aircraft deployed in Japan after one of the Marine Corps planes crashed off Australia. The crashed Osprey was among the tilt-rotor aircraft deployed at U
Unable to win local support for deployment of V-22 Ospreys to Saga airport in southwestern Japan, the Japanese government is delaying delivery of the trouble-prone aircraft. Japanese Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said Friday the government is postponing delivery of the first batch of US-made Osprey tilt-rotor transport aircraft, initially planned for this fall, to a yet-to-be confirmed later date
Bell Boeing has won $4.1 billion modification to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft advance acquisition contract to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract
Bell-Boeing JPO has won $35 million for software and hardware upgrades in support of 28 flight training devices of V-22 helicopters. This order procures software and hardware upgrades for 28 flight training devices necessary to integrate aircraft software version B 6-01/C 4
Bell-Boeing has won $20.6 million to provide fleet software support for the US Navys V-22 Osprey aircraft flight control system
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
Accidents involving US Marines' V-22 Osprey tiltrotor in Japan has gone up by approximately 1.5 times from when the aircraft were first deployed at Marine Corps Air Station in Okinawa Prefecture five years ago, the
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