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 fourth 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.

Complementing the magazine’s expanded editorial coverage is, a major daily news and information resource for both the civil and the military communities. Shephard provides the international helicopter community with its most comprehensive portfolio of specialist information services and an array of cost-efficient sales and marketing opportunities.



Pakistan boosts helicopter fleet with AH-1Z Viper buy
US Navy to beef up RPG protection

At the sharp end

Steps by the USAF to field a replacement Combat Rescue Helicopter are finally being taken, with early developmental work under way. Grant Turnbull looks at the status of this programme and wider CSAR procurement activity around the world.

Brought to light

An increasing number of suppliers are offering mission-configurable weapon systems for light attack helicopters that incorporate a range of armament options. Jonathan Tringham reviews what is available.

Good listeners

With more nations acquiring submarines in greater numbers than ever before, ASW capabilities need to evolve to keep abreast of the threat. Against this background, Peter Donaldson examines the potential of heliborne multistatic sonar.

Repair obligations

Military helicopter MRO providers continue to adapt to meet the changing post- Afghanistan environment, with many looking to open new facilities around the world as well as take advantage of new technology. Defence Helicopter surveys the landscape.

Frontline fleets

Colombian National Army aviation units have been taking part in active operations for half a century. David Oliver visited the service to find out more about its structure and equipment.

Nocturnal prowlers

Inducted in 2009, the Mil Mi-28N is the new-generation attack helicopter of the Russian Air Force, with five frontline squadrons already equipped with the type. Alexander Mladenov examines the programme’s progress.

It’s the inside that counts

As Italian Army Aviation Command’s new ICH-47F fleet works up to full operational capability, Davide Daverio spoke to the head of the service’s test centre in Viterbo about what benefits the type will bring.

Tail Spin

Colonel James Romero, project manager of the Joint Attack Munitions Systems Project Office, PEO Missiles and Space, US Army, spoke to Grant Turnbull about recent procurement developments in his department.

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