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Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment An Important Niche for Manufacturers

Despite Decline, Military Rotorcraft Segment An Important Niche for Manufacturers

As the military rotorcraft market enters a downturn, Forecast International sees a strong niche in the medium/heavy military rotorcraft sector with over 5,300 units expected to be produced in the next 10 years. The company’s new study “The Market for […]


Slovakia To Buy UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters

UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Slovakia for UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $450 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered […]


Thales Expands Tiger Helicopter Training Capabilities

French Tiger Helicopter

On the 16th of December 2014, the Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) has awarded a contract to Thales, in partnership with Rheinmetall Defence Electronics (RDE), to supply or upgrade 20 Tiger combat helicopter simulators for the French and German […]


AgustaWestland Delivers Final AW139 Helicopter to Italian Police

AgustaWestland Delivers Final AW139 Helicopter to Italian Police

AgustaWestland announced today it has completed the delivery of the Italian Police’s AW139 intermediate twin helicopters at the end of December 2014. Deliveries started in mid-2013 and now eight aircraft are in service at five different bases in central and […]


Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER Program Begins Ground Tests

Sikorsky Aircraft S-97 RAIDER Helicopter

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced the start of bladed ground testing, a major milestone, for the S-97 RAIDER™ program. The RAIDER™ is an armed reconnaissance rotorcraft designed to significantly outmatch conventional military […]


US Army Helicopter Pilots Train with UAS Operators

US Army Helicopter Pilots Train with UAS Operators

A new course at Fort Rucker, Alabama, will pair up Air Cavalry leaders with the operators of unmanned aerial systems. The Aviation Reconnaissance Course, scheduled to launch this spring, was discussed at the Association of the U.S. Army’s “Hot Topics” […]


Cavalry conducts final flight of Kiowa Warriors, case colors

Kiowa Warrior helicopters

It was a bittersweet day for the Soldiers of the 2nd Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, with the casing of the unit colors in preparation for an operational deployment to the Korea peninsula and a final flight of the Kiowa Warrior […]


Greece to Buy CH-47D Chinook Helicopters

Greece to Buy CH-47D Chinook Helicopters

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Greece for CH-47D Chinook helicopters and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $150 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the […]


Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russia Delivers New Batch of Mi-171Sh Helicopters to Peru

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) has delivered the first batch of four Mi-171Sh military transport helicopters, made by Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, to the Ministry of Defence of Peru. The Mi-171Sh are being delivered to Peru a month ahead […]


 
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