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UK to Upgrade Apache Helicopter Fire Control

UK to Upgrade Apache Helicopter Fire Control

LONGBOW International, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, received a $96 million contract in 2013 from AgustaWestland to support LONGBOW Fire Control Radars on U.K. Apache AH Mk.1 aircraft. The five-year contract includes engineering services, integrated logistics […]


Iraq To Buy AH-64E Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters

Iraq To Buy AH-64E Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for AH-64E Apache Longbow Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $4.8 billion. The Government of […]


Hagel Announces US Deal to Sell AH-64E Attack Helicopters to Indonesia

Hagel Announces US Deal to Sell AH-64E Attack Helicopters to Indonesia

In a first-of-its-kind deal worth about $500 million, the United States has agreed to sell eight new Apache AH-64E attack helicopters and Longbow radars to Indonesia, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said here today. Hagel announced the deal during a joint […]


Mi-24, Legendary Russian Attack Helicopter, Turns 40 This Year

Mi-24, Legendary Russian Attack Helicopter, Turns 40 This Year

This year marks the 40th anniversary of production of the Mi-24, the first purpose-built Russian combat helicopter, at Rostov Helicopter Plant, today called Rosvertol, a Russian Helicopters company. The design of the Mi-24, a strike and transport helicopter was, was […]


Russia to Start Testing New Helicopter Gunship Engine

Russia to Start Testing New Helicopter Gunship Engine

Russia’s leading aircraft engine maker OAO Klimov will soon start testing an advanced engine for attack helicopters, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said on Monday. The VK-2500 is produced under a special federal program to develop the country’s defense sector […]


Peru May Purchase 24 Combat Helicopters from Russia

Peru May Purchase 24 Combat Helicopters from Russia

Peru intends to buy a consignment of 24 combat helicopters and eyes Russia as one of its potential suppliers along with France and the United States, Peruvian Defense Minister Pedro Cateriano said. “The purchase of 24 helicopters is currently under […]


India Confirms Selection of Boeing AH-64D Apache, CH-47F

India Confirms Selection of Boeing AH-64D Apache, CH-47F

Indian Air Force (IAF) is procuring Chinook Ch-47F heavy-lift helicopters and AH-64D Block-III Apache helicopters from Boeing Company of USA. In the two separate proposals initiated by Indian Air Force (IAF) for procurement of 15 Heavy Lift Helicopters and 22 […]


South Korea Requests AH-64D APACHE Attack Helicopters

South Korea Requests AH-64D APACHE Attack Helicopters

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress September 21 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Korea for 36 AH-64D APACHE Longbow Block III Attack Helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated […]


Syrian helicopter gunships strafe Aleppo rebels

Syrian helicopter gunships strafe Aleppo rebels

Syrian government forces used helicopter gunships to strafe rebel-held districts in Aleppo and shelled the area on the third day of a pitched battle for the commercial capital. The fighting has sent some 200,000 civilians fleeing the northern city, according […]


 
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