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Colombia’s ELN rebels claim to down army helicopter

Colombia’s ELN rebels claim to down army helicopter

Leftist rebels with the National Liberation Army (ELN) claimed responsibility Saturday for this week’s attack on a Colombian army helicopter in which eight troops were killed. The incident took place on Monday, in the northern department of Norte de Santander. […]


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 […]


TAI Selects LHTEC’s CTS800 to Power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

TAI Selects LHTEC’s CTS800 to Power Turkish Light Utility Helicopter

PARIS AIR SHOW: The Light Helicopter Turbine Engine Company a 50-50 partnership between Honeywell International Inc. and Rolls-Royce, has been selected by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) to provide propulsion engines for the Turkish Light Utility Helicopter (TLUH) program. TAI and […]


Russian Helicopters to Deliver Mi-8MTV-5 Transport Helicopters to Belarus

Russian Helicopters to Deliver Mi-8MTV-5 Transport Helicopters to  Belarus

During the international military technology forum Army-2015 on 16 June 2015, Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) announced that a contract has been signed with the Belarusian Defence Ministry for delivery of 12 Russian-made Mi-8MTV-5 military transport helicopters over […]


Indian MoD Okays Deals Worth Over $3bn to Buy 15 Chinook, 22 Apache Copters

Indian MoD Okays Deals Worth Over $3bn to Buy 15 Chinook, 22 Apache Copters

The defence ministry has cleared two crucial deals worth more than $3.1 billion to equip the Indian Air Force with US-built attack and heavy-lift helicopters. Defence minister Manohar Parrikar has sent the proposals to buy 22 AH-64D Apache Longbow attack […]


Thales Surveillance System for Royal Navy’s New Merlin Airborne Surveillance Helicopters

Thales Surveillance System for Royal Navy’s New Merlin Airborne Surveillance Helicopters

Thales has been selected, under the ‘CROWSNEST’ project, to provide the Royal Navy with a new airborne surveillance and control system to provide critical force protection to Joint forces, including the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. Following an […]


US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

The United States said Wednesday it plans to sell thousands of bombs and missiles to Israel as well as 10 Seahawk helicopters to Saudi Arabia, in deals worth about $1.9 billion each, officials said Wednesday. The US State Department informed […]


Turkey says it shot down ‘Syrian helicopter’

Turkey says it shot down ‘Syrian helicopter’

Turkish fighter jets on Saturday shot down a Syrian helicopter that crossed into Turkey’s airspace in the south of the country, the government and army said. The incident marked a new spike in tensions between Turkey and the Damascus regime […]


India to Acquire Airbus C-295s, M-777 Guns, Helicopters

India to Acquire Airbus C-295s, M-777 Guns, Helicopters

The defence ministry on Wednesday night cleared several major long-pending stalled projects worth over Rs 25,000 crore ($3.91 billion), including the Rs 11,929 crore ($1.86 billion) one for 56 medium transport aircraft by the Tata-Airbus consortium, Rs 2,900 crore ($453 […]


India Set to Scout for 100 Naval Helicopters

India Set to Scout for 100 Naval Helicopters

The armed forces’ quest for new helicopters has seen controversies, scams and scrapping of tenders, much like the lingering Bofors ghost not allowing the induction of any new artillery howitzer in the Army for the last 30 years. In a […]


 
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