The Philippines is seeking C-130 cargo transports and S-70i "Black Hawk" helicopters to augment its heavy lift capability besides submarine detection systems to defend the country's maritime domain.Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Carlito Galvez said the military needs more heavy and medium-lift capability to boost its disaster response missions...
Leonardo and Guardia di Finanza (Italys Police Force) announced today the delivery of the operators first AW169M light-intermediate twin engine helicopter in a special configuration featuring skids. The handover was performed at Leonardos Vergiate assembly line (Varese) during an official ceremony in presence of representatives from the customer and the company...
The Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) has obtained production license for the AC312E helicopter and plans to deliver 4 in final assembly during 2023. On January 11, AVIC Tianzhi passed the production license approval process of the Civil Aviation North China Regional Administration, officially obtained the AC312E9 (H425-100) helicopter production...
Black Hawk helicopter maker Sikorsky has disclosed future upgrades for the Black Hawk helicopter, which includes improved engines for better range. The company says this planned modernization effort will improve Black Hawks availability and reliability by lowering direct operating costs
Austria is exercising options for 18 additional AW169M Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) produced by Italian company Leonardo. The contract was signed following the Italy-Austria Government-to-Government (G2G) Agreement amendment signed in December 2022, through which Austria is exercising options for these additional units
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Australias defence ministry is buying 40 Black Hawk helicopters for $1.96 billion to replace the Armys ageing MRH-90 Taipan choppers
Installing new and aerodynamically developed blades on the Russian Ansat helicopter is expected to increase its cruising speed and maximum takeoff weight significantly. In an
Russian Helicopters, a subsidiary of Rostec has completed flight tests of the Mi-171A2 multi-purpose helicopter on Elbrus, the highest peak of the Caucasus Mountains. During flights in various modes, specialists collected and analyzed information about the operation of the main components and assemblies of the rotorcraft in the highlands
Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky filed a formal protest today asking the U.S
Rostecs Russian Helicopters holding handed over the first modernized Mi-26T2 heavy helicopter with new on-board radio-electronic equipment (avionics) and a "glass cockpit" to the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Modern equipment and new electronics have made it possible to reduce the number of crew and ensure the possibility of flights at any time of the day
Sikorsky is set to ramp up manufacturing rate of the CH-53K helicopter to over 20 annually, with the U.S