U.S. State Department Greenlights $1.95B Sale of UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters to...

December 16, 2023 @ 04:40 AM

The State Department has given approval for a potential Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Greece, involving UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment, with an estimated cost of $1.95 billion

Airbus Helicopters and German Army Sign Largest Ever H145M Contract

December 15, 2023 @ 07:45 AM

The German Bundeswehr and Airbus Helicopters have finalized a contract for the acquisition of up to 82 H145M multi-role helicopters, marking the largest-ever order for the H145M and the HForce weapon management system. The agreement includes 62 firm orders and an additional 20 options

Spain to Receive Uniquely Configured MH-60R Helicopters

December 15, 2023 @ 06:06 AM

Lockheed Martin has secured a $133 million modification against a prior basic ordering agreement to adapt eight MH-60R aircraft from a standard Foreign Military Sales (FMS) configuration to a unique setup for the government of Spain. Additionally, the modification includes the procurement of eight embedded global positioning system inertial navigation systems...

Lockheed Martin Tests Helicopter-Borne Electronic Warfare System

December 13, 2023 @ 06:46 AM

Lockheed Martin conducted a government test of the Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) system's electronic attack capabilities on a U.S

South Korea Chooses Embraer's C-390 Over Lockheed Martin, Boeing Transport Aircraft

December 4, 2023 @ 01:56 PM

South Korea's defense authorities announced on Monday their selection of Brazil's Embraer C-390 for the Air Force's latest large transport aircraft. Lockheed Martin and Airbus were among the contenders passed over for the 710 billion won ($544

Indonesian Military Receives Eight Airbus H225M Helicopters

December 1, 2023 @ 11:54 AM

Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto handed over eight H225M heavy lift helicopters, a collaborative effort between PTDI and Airbus Helicopters, France, to Air Force Chief Marshal Fadjar Prasetyo at Atang Sendjaja Air Base in Bogor on Friday. The helicopters were delivered in stages, starting with the first unit on September 14, 2023, from the PTDI Rotary Wing Apron Hangar in Bandung to the Atang Sendjaja Indonesian Air Force Base

Sikorsky Delivers First Replacement MH-60T Jayhawk Airframe to U.S. Coast Guard...

December 1, 2023 @ 08:21 AM

Sikorsky, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, has delivered the first replacement MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter airframe to the U.S

U.S. Military to not Ground Ospreys in Japan, Search Continues for Missing...

December 1, 2023 @ 06:49 AM

In a press briefing held today, Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh affirmed the United States' decision to persist with the operation of Osprey aircraft, despite Japan's request for a temporary halt, subsequent to a crash earlier this week. "As of right now, we are still continuing to operate the Osprey aircraft," stated Singh during the briefing

German Navy’s NH90 Sea Tiger Performs Maiden Flight

December 1, 2023 @ 05:43 AM

The first of 31 NH90 Sea Tigers for Germany took off on schedule for its maiden flight at Airbus Helicopters' site in Donauwörth. The German Bundeswehr ordered 31 NH90 Sea Tiger multi-role frigate helicopters for the German Navys shipborne operations in 2020

Japan Demands U.S. Ground Osprey Flights Following Latest V-22 Crash

November 30, 2023 @ 09:17 AM

In the wake of a tragic Osprey aircraft crash off Yakushima Island in Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan has formally requested the United States to halt all Osprey flights until the safety of the aircraft is assured. Defense Minister Minoru Kihara announced this on Thursday, emphasizing the need for a thorough safety reassessment

Lithuanian Border Guards Order Three Airbus H145s Helicopters

November 29, 2023 @ 10:52 AM

The Lithuanian State Border Guard Service has placed an order with Airbus Helicopters for three five-bladed