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.

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US Army aviation chief sees ARI cuts as modernisation cornerstone
Indian Mi-17 turf war intensifies
Pakistan mulls attack helo options

Desert gunships
With the imminent delivery of a second batch of six MD 530F light attack helicopters to the Afghan Air Force due, Scott R Gourley visited the MD Helicopters production facility in Mesa, Arizona, for a programme update.

Special support
Recent events in Ukraine and Africa have led NATO to examine how it approaches and supports rotary-wing special operations in the post-Afghanistan era. Jim Dorschner takes a look at the directions some member states are taking.

Visual thinking
Technological jumps in EO/IR payloads for unmanned systems, among other factors, are helping bring better capabilities at a lower cost for manned helicopters. Peter Donaldson speaks to industry representatives about the future development paths of these devices.

Rising demand
As the Russian Air Force prepares for a tenfold increase in the number of student pilots, Alexander Mladenov takes a close look at the country’s military helicopter flight training system.

Keeping an eye out
As pilot workload increases, industry is developing new ways of presenting vital information to flight crews on combat missions. Jonathan Tringham rounds

Thinking big
As Turkey continues towards its stated goal of becoming a force to be reckoned with in the helicopter business, Tony Skinner provides a progress report on current rotary-wing programmes in the country.

Tail Spin
Lt Col Lee Fennema, deputy commander of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, US Army, talks to Patrick Allen about the operations the unit is currently involved in.

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