MD Helicopters to Showcase AH-530 Block I Helicopter Fitted with New Avionics,...

April 18, 2024 @ 04:43 AM

MD Helicopters (MDH) will be presenting an AH-530 Block II precision weapons helicopter equipped with its new Integrated Avionics and Weapons System at the Army Aviation Mission Solutions Summit in Denver, Colorado. This helicopter, designed for training and combat roles, features reconfigurable avionics and mission systems aimed at enhancing mission effectiveness...

Japan Coast Guard Orders Airbus H225 Helicopters

April 11, 2024 @ 10:30 AM

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has expanded its fleet of Airbus H225 helicopters with an order for three additional aircraft, bringing its total H225 fleet to 18. As the largest Super Puma operator in Japan, the JCG received three H225s in December 2023 and one in February 2024, contributing to the...

Honduras Adds Airbus H145 Helicopters to Air Force Fleet

April 11, 2024 @ 10:21 AM

The Ministry of Defense of Honduras has acquired two additional Airbus H145 helicopters, expanding the fleet to bolster operations within the Honduran Air Force. These newly acquired helicopters are intended for passenger and cargo transport, search and rescue operations, firefighting, and medical evacuation across the region

Lockheed Martin Partners with Intel, Altera to Enhance U.S. Navy MH-60R Helicopter...

April 9, 2024 @ 03:50 AM

Lockheed Martin has announced a strategic collaboration with Intel Corporation and Altera, an Intel Company, to enhance the capabilities of the U.S

Greece OKs UH-60M Black Hawk Purchase

April 6, 2024 @ 06:49 AM

Greece finalized its intent to acquire 35 Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters through a U.S

Leonardo, New Zealand Industry Sign MoU to Offer AW159 Helicopter to NZ...

April 4, 2024 @ 06:05 AM

Leonardo has presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter as a potential solution for the New Zealand Defense Force's (NZDF) Maritime Helicopter Replacement (MHR) program. As part of this proposal, Leonardo intends to establish a Wildcat Support Centre (NZ) at the RNZAF base in Auckland, pending successful participation in the MHR program

Greece OKs Purchase of Black Hawk Helicopters

April 3, 2024 @ 11:18 AM

The Greek House Arms Committee approved the procurement of 35 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters on Tuesday. This was reported by Greek publication

Colombia Declines U.S. Offer to Buy its Mi-17 Helicopters for Transfer to...

March 30, 2024 @ 11:24 AM

Colombia has declined a $300 million U.S

North Macedonia Signs Contract to Buy Leonardo AW149, AW169M Helicopters

March 30, 2024 @ 06:11 AM

North Macedonia has finalized a contract valued at almost €250 million with Leonardo Helicopters to supply four AW149 and AW169M helicopters each. The agreement was signed by Defense Minister Slavjanka Petrovska and Leonardo Vice President Cesare Cacha in Skopje on March 26

First AH-1Z Viper Arrives at Bell's Facility for Structural Improvement Electrical Power...

March 29, 2024 @ 04:31 AM

The first Bell AH-1Z Viper set to undergo the Structural Improvement Electrical Power Upgrade (SIEPU) modification has arrived at Bell's Amarillo Assembly Center. SIEPU modifications aim to optimize the AH-1Z Viper by increasing its electrical power capacity, enhancing aircrew safety, and improving interoperability

Delivery of U.S. Army’s First Production CH-47F Block II Helicopter Imminent...

March 27, 2024 @ 05:16 AM

Boeing announced today that the first production U.S

Turkish T-70 Helicopter Equipped with Electronic Warfare, Targeting Systems

March 25, 2024 @ 10:45 AM

The T-70 utility helicopter, produced by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), has been spotted equipped with electronic warfare and ASELFLIR targeting systems for the first time. The T-70 now features the Helicopter Electronic Warfare System (HEWS) by ASELSAN and the ASELFLIR-400 Electro-Optical System