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3rd CAB Pilots Warm Up with Hellfire

An AH-64 Apache attack helicopter loaded with Hellfire missiles is given its final checks before conducting a remote Hellfire missile engagement at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex on Fort Stewart June 20. The aircraft and pilots engaged a target which was laser designated by a MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system. (Photo by Staff Sgt. Alfred Camacho, 3rd CAB UPAR)

The 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade conducted manned and unmanned teaming (MUM-T) between the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter pilots and the MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aerial system for a remote Hellfire missile engagement at the Multi-Purpose Range Complex on Fort Stewart […]


Pakistan to Buy AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles

AH-1Z Viper

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Pakistan for AH-1Z Viper Attack Helicopters and AGM-114R Hellfire II Missiles and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $952 million. […]


TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

TOW 2A RF missiles successfully fired from helicopter

First launches of wireless-guided missiles from airborne platform In the first of its kind launch, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW®) 2A radio frequency (RF) practice missiles from an AH-1W Cobra attack helicopter during a December exercise. […]


Pakistan to Buy Russian Mi-35 Helicopter Gunships

Pakistan to Buy Russian Mi-35 Helicopter Gunships

Pakistan would like to expand military technical cooperation with Russia by purchasing Russian Mi-35 helicopter gunships, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain told Sputnik. “Pakistan would like to procure a variety of Russian military hardware,” Hussain said. The president specified that at […]


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 […]


 
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