Nov/Dec 2014


• Indonesia country focus
• Training
• Sensor payloads
• HMDs


Jan/Feb 2015

(IDEX, Avalon, LIMA)


• Naval helicopters
• Radars
• Scout/light attack helicopters
• Guided rockets


Mar/Apr 2015

(Quad A, AUSA Winter, LAAD, Sea-Air-Space, IDEF)


• Army aviation restructure
• Turkish industry update
• Cockpit upgrades
• Engines


May/Jun 2015

(IMDEX, Paris Air Show)


• EO/IR systems
• Special forces operations
• Utility helicopters
• HMDs


Jul/Aug 2015

(MSPO, DSEi, Modern Day Marine)


• Communications
• Missiles
• Attack helicopters
• Self-protection systems


Sep/Oct 2015

(AUSA Annual, ADEX, Defense & Security)


• Anti-submarine warfare
• Guns


Nov/Dec 2015

(Dubai Airshow, I/ITSEC)


• Night vision
• Simulation
• Medevac operations
• Avionics

Now well into its third decade, Defence Helicopter's unrivalled reporting is respected and read by those involved in military and parapublic aviation. From the strategists to the pilots who fly the missions, from airframe researchers and developers to weapons and equipment users and designers. We also feature 'after-action' reports from those who were there, read by those who may soon take their place. DH informs, analyses and provides the facts.

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Malaysia boosts helicopter capability to battle rebels
Slovakia leans towards Black Hawks
NH90 deliveries resume in the Netherlands

Dipping in
Helicopter manufacturers and acoustics systems suppliers are responding to the requirements of regional navies in Asia- Pacific looking to build up a littoral ASW capability, Richard Scott reports.

The new seekers
Recent conflicts have identified a need for a lightweight, affordable precision weapon that can easily be integrated with in-service rotary-wing platforms. Grant Turnbull explores the world of guided rockets.

Light and lethal
The scout/light attack helicopter market is heating up, with a number of manufacturers offering aircraft that fit the role. Jim Dorschner provides a timely update.

FACE value
Concurrent with the development of a next-generation rotorcraft, the US military is looking to field a common avionics architecture that is modular and open, and can be used across the Future Vertical Lift family of aircraft. Tony Skinner examines progress to date.

Search trends
The maritime environment presents a number of challenges to the successful operation of helicopter-mounted radar. Tom Withington explores how industry is helping to overcome these.

Enduring power
The new breed of Mi-8/17 Hip has benefited from Russia’s current large-scale domestic military procurement drive while continuing to garner healthy export orders. Alexander Mladenov looks at the type’s recent evolution to find out why.

Pole position
With Poland a presenting a lucrative opportunity for helicopter OEMs, PZL-Swidnik president Krzysztof Krystowski speaks to Tony Skinner about why he believes his company is best positioned to fill the country’s rotorcraft requirements.

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