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MD 530G Helicopter Fires Laser-Guided Rockets

MD 530G Helicopter Fires Laser-Guided Rockets

Raytheon Company and MD Helicopters, Inc. successfully fired four TALON laser guided rockets from the MD 530G armed aerial scout (AAS) helicopter during a series of tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. “This test further demonstrates the maturity of the […]


Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support

Iraq Requests Helicopter Sustainment Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq for aviation sustainment support, on-the-job maintenance training and maintenance advice and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $500 million. […]


Merlin Demonstrates its Mettle in Royal Navy Exercise, Deep Blue

Merlin Demonstrates its Mettle in Royal Navy Exercise, Deep Blue

Exactly one year ago, the first of the UK’s fleet of next-generation, anti-submarine maritime patrol Merlin helicopters was being delivered to the Royal Navy. The delivery of the five helicopters to the Navy’s Fleet Air Arm, upgraded as part of […]


Geese caused deadly US military chopper crash

Geese caused deadly US military chopper crash

A flock of geese caused the deaths of four US airmen whose military helicopter crashed over a nature reserve in eastern England, investigators said Wednesday. The US Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk, based at Lakenheath airbase, came down in Norfolk […]


Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation has signed a contract for a major midlife upgrade of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters. The contract, valued in excess of US$160 million (€117 million), includes replacement of the aircraft’s […]


Sikorsky To Develop US Air Force New Combat Rescue Helicopter

Sikorsky To Develop US Air Force New Combat Rescue Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp., has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to develop new combat search and rescue helicopters. Sikorsky will develop a derivative of the UH-60M Black Hawk model for the Air Force’s rescue […]


Airbus Helicopters Delivers the First EC725 Produced in Brazil

Airbus Helicopters Delivers the First EC725 Produced in Brazil

Brazil: The first “built-in-Brazil” EC725 was provided to the Brazilian Navy last Friday, marking a major milestone in Airbus Helicopters’ cooperation with the country to supply mission-ready multi-role rotorcraft for its three military services and to develop a capable national […]


RAF Flying High In New Chinook Helicopter

RAF Flying High In New Chinook Helicopter

The first of the RAF’s fourteen new Chinook helicopters have been unveiled today by the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond, following its entry into service on time. During a visit to RAF Odiham in Hampshire, the home of the Chinook force, […]


Turkish Armed Forces Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK Helicopter

Turkish Armed Forces Takes Delivery of T129 ATAK Helicopter

TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) and Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland are pleased to announce that the Turkish Armed Forces have taken delivery of their first “T129 ATAK” Advanced Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter on 22nd of April 2014. This delivery, celebrated during […]


 
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