S.Korea Wants to Buy Chinooks for Army

March 28, 2023 @ 06:34 AM

South Korea is endorsing a defense project to buy unspecified number of Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters to replace the Army's aging heavy-lift choppers. State arms procurement agency Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) said Tuesday that the Defense Project Promotion Committee approved a 1

Russian Mi-28NE Helicopter Helped Swing War Against Rebels: Ugandan General

March 23, 2023 @ 06:10 PM

Introduction of the Russian-made Mi-28NE helicopter helped change the tide of war against rebel forces known as Lords Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda, according to a top Ugandan General. “There is no doubt that the introduction of the attack helicopters into the battlefield changed the tides of war in Northern...

South Africa’s Paramount Group to Make Composite Blades for Mi Helos in...

March 22, 2023 @ 01:41 PM

Paramount Aerospace Systems, a subsidiary of Paramount Group is gearing up production of composite blades for Mi-type helicopters with the establishment of a production facility in the United Arab Emirates. In February, Paramount Group said it signed an

Tilt-Rotor, Stealth Features Expected in Future Chinese Helicopters: Reports

March 22, 2023 @ 09:21 AM

Tilt-rotor, stealth and aerial-refueling could feature in future Chinese helicopters; some of these concepts could be revealed at the 6th China Helicopter Exposition in Harbin this September. The sixth edition of China Helicopter Exposition will be held from September 14 to 17 in North China's Tianjin

Bell Delivers Three 505 Helicopters to Bahrain Air Force

March 20, 2023 @ 10:45 AM

Bell Textron has announced the delivery of three Bell 505 helicopters to the Royal Bahrain Air Force. Bell delivered the aircraft during an inspection and acceptance event in February 2023 at Bells Mirabel facility

Ukraine Delivers First Two Engines for Turkey's Apache Competitor, the T929 ATAK-II...

March 19, 2023 @ 01:17 PM

Ukraine's Motor Sich has delivered the first two TV3-117VMA-SBM1V-01T engines to Turkish Aerospace (TUSAS) for use in its T929 ATAK-II helicopter, considered a competitor to the American Apache.The new engines will power the first prototype of the T929 ATAK-II which is a heavier class helicopter compared to the T129 ATAK-I which is powered by the Rolls Royce-Honeywell LHTEC - CTS800-4a engine

Boeing Wins $1.9B to Produce 184 AH-64E Apaches for U.S. Army, Egypt...

March 18, 2023 @ 08:53 AM

Boeing has won $1.9 billion to build 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U

Putin Checks Out Ka-226T Helicopter at Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant

March 15, 2023 @ 03:21 PM

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin visited the Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant and examined products to the enterprise, including the Ka-226T helicopter. Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant is a subsidiary of Russian Helicopters

Nigerian Army Orders 36 Light Scout Helicopters

March 8, 2023 @ 06:51 AM

MD Helicopters will transfer 12 Cayuse Warrior Plus scout/attack helicopters to the Nigerian Army under a contract signed March 7. These helicopters will assist Nigeria n counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations

Boeing Kicks Off MH-139A Grey Wolf Production

March 8, 2023 @ 05:13 AM

Boeing will start producing first 13 MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, following the award of a $285 million U.S

Boeing Joins Airbus to Offer H175M Helicopters for UK’s Puma HC2 Replacement...

March 7, 2023 @ 11:47 AM

Boeing has joined the H175M Task Force addressing the UK New Medium Helicopter requirement. As training services partner, Boeing Defence UK will provide aircrew, groundcrew and maintenance training, if the super-medium class Airbus H175M, to be built at Broughton in Wales, is selected to replace the Royal Air Forces Airbus Puma HC2

China Confirms Development of All-new Military Helicopter

March 6, 2023 @ 06:31 AM

China is developing an all-new military helicopter, Wu Ximing, designer of the Z-10 attack helicopter has said, without divulging details of the new machine. “When talking about helicopter products, we should not simply develop what foreign countries have, instead we should develop what fits our country the most