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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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• Bell searches for new tiltrotor partner
• Sikorsky reveals S-97 price tag
• Germany cuts NH90, Tiger orders
• HAL faces component quality issues
8 Flight delays?
US Army rotary-wing programmes are facing significant delays due to current financial uncertainties. Defence Helicopter caught up with Maj Gen William Crosby, Program Executive Officer, Aviation, to learn more about future army aviation plans.
12 Bucking the trend
Unlike other countries that are cutting defence spending in an attempt to reduce national deficits, Turkey is increasing its investment, with a particular focus on developing indigenous programmes and promoting domestic industry.
16 ATAK force
As part of Turkey’s overall defence plans, the country has been expanding its rotary-wing fleet through the introduction of the domestically produced T129 ATAK helicopter. Defence Helicopter provides a timely update on the programme.
18 Charting new waters
With its first international orders now secured, the USN and its industry partners are stepping up export efforts for the MH-60R multi-mission helicopter.
24 Combating the cartels
In a region plagued by guerrilla groups and drug traffickers, rotary-wing assets are frequently called upon to help fight organised crime. Defence Helicopter analyses the Latin American market.
28 Becoming a global brand
Once associated mainly with US forces, dedicated special operations helicopters are appearing on the inventories of more and more nations.
31 Balkan workhorse
The Croatian Air Force has acquired a number of Mi-8/17s over the years. Defence Helicopter visited the service’s base at Split-Divulje to find out why the type has been so popular.
34 Rotary reflections
As director of rotorcraft flight operations at Boeing, Mark Metzger oversees developmental activities for the AH-64, CH-47, V-22 and AH-6 series aircraft. Soon to retire after 43 years of military and test pilot status, he spoke to Defence Helicopter about current service fleets and a possible vision for the future.
36 Tail Spin
Wing Commander Shaun Sexton of the Royal New Zealand Air Force Helicopter Transition Unit talks to Defence Helicopter about the reasons for recent procurements and the outlook for the future.
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