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Robocopter: New Technology Brings New Capabilities to the Marine Corps

Robocopter: New Technology Brings New Capabilities to the Marine Corps

Autonomy options for the Marines have taken a major step forward, as officials at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) announced today two successful helicopter flight demonstrations with unmanned flight capability at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., part of the […]


First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK today in the presence of the Italian Air Force Chief of […]


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 […]


Airbus’ New AS332 C1e Is Ready for Duty

Airbus’ New AS332 C1e Is Ready for Duty

Airbus Helicopters today unveiled the latest member of its Super Puma helicopter family: the multi-mission AS332 C1e utility workhorse version, which comes with a standardized equipment definition for more rapid production times and cost-effective acquisition prices. The unveiling occurred at […]


The Helicopter and Systems Market Thrives in Emerging Countries

The Helicopter and Systems Market Thrives in Emerging Countries

The helicopter industry has been marked with notable ups and downs in 2013, both requested orders in transitioning economies and terminations in the West, such as in North America, the largest helicopter market in the world. The dialogue between industry […]


Lockheed Receives Contract for SMSS-K-Max Cooperative Teaming Demo

Lockheed Receives Contract for SMSS-K-Max Cooperative Teaming Demo

Lockheed Martin received a contract from the U.S. Army Robotics Technology Consortium to conduct a fully autonomous reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition experiment using both its Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) unmanned ground vehicle and its K-MAX unmanned air vehicle. […]


MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight

MQ-8C Fire Scout Completes First Flight

Northrop Grumman and the U.S. Navy successfully flew the second MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter for the first time. Conducted at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, Calif., the flight will allow the team to ramp up testing efforts to […]


Afghanistan Will Receive A New Batch of Mi-17 Helicopters

Afghanistan Will Receive A New Batch of Mi-17 Helicopters

Russia began to deliver Mi-17V-5, the military transport helicopters, to Afghanistan. A total 30 helicopters of this type must be transferred to Afghanistan under this contract between “Rosoboronexport” and the US government. To date, three vehicles have been already supplied […]


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 […]


 
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