RH - Rotorhub
Analysis: Cyber security measures grow for connected helicopters
As civil helicopters become increasingly connected, cyber security is growing as a priority, for both OEMs and manufacturers of onboard equipment.
DB - Digital Battlespace
Dubai Airshow 2017: Orbital focus the Eliminator in Middle East
The latest version of Orbital ATK’s AC-208 Armed Caravan will take centre stage for the US company at the Dubai Airshow, with the Middle East ...
SOF - Special Operations
Analysis: Health monitoring gives SOF the edge
Ensuring troops are fit and healthy is a key focus for militaries, fulfilling a duty of care, bolstering training and increasing operational effectiveness.
MLF - Military Logistics
Analysis: Military water and fuel market topping up
The water and fuel logistics markets took a natural hit from the drawdown in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to industry representatives. However, there are likely ...
13th October 2017
The rapid expansion of China’s agriculture and tourism industries are set to fuel the growth of the single-engine piston helicopter market in the country, according ...
21st September 2017
GOFA, a German supplier of mobile tank equipment, is increasingly targeting the military market, seeing strong potential for intermodal tank containers, the company told Shephard. ...
20th September 2017
WEW’s new self-contained Fuel Storage and Dispensing (FSD) system has a far larger capacity than the manufacturer’s normal product line, designed with the demands of ...
5th September 2017
The UK Ministry of Defence’s Logistics Commodities & Services (Transformation) [LCS (T)] contract has now completed its second year of operation, marking a significant milestone ...
28th July 2017
Raytheon is currently working on a number of major projects that directly impact on helicopter crew safety. One of these projects is the Personnel Recovery ...
30th June 2017
The Asian commercial helicopter market is growing, though the region faces a number of infrastructure challenges, depending on the country in question, according to analysis ...
22nd June 2017
Textron Systems has seen strong military interest in the latest version of its cloud-based geospatial intelligence product, with a number of defence analysts evaluating the ...
13th June 2017
US president Donald Trump’s calls for increased defence spending by NATO allies have brought renewed focus on a long-running source of tension: the amount of ...
31st May 2017
With the stabilisation of oil prices at over the $50 per barrel mark and companies emerging from bankruptcy – the commercial helicopter market can enjoy ...
8th May 2017
Alongside USSOCOM efforts, the US Army is working on enhancing the scopes available to its snipers. It announced in January that it was working on ...
26th April 2017
In the concluding instalment of a three-part overview of the Asia-Pacific civil helicopter market, Shephard looks at the role (or roles) of multi-mission and utility ...
25th April 2017
In the second instalment of a three-part overview of the Asia-Pacific civil helicopter sector, Shephard examines the changing nature of parapublic aviation in the region.
24th April 2017
In the first instalment of a three-part overview of the Asia-Pacific civil helicopter sector, Shephard asks OEMs about their assessment of market trends in the ...
14th March 2017
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has announced the launch of two new tactical electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) payloads, with the market for unmanned vehicles a key target. The ...
6th January 2017
Flir Systems’ acquisition of Prox Dynamics has bolstered its presence in the unmanned space, marking its entry into producing end-to-end systems and presenting particular opportunities ...
13th December 2016
CHC is optimistic as it works to emerge from bankruptcy, although the operator believes the troubled oil and gas market will remain challenging in the year ...
22nd November 2016
The attack on a chemical tanker off the east coast of Somalia in late October brought piracy in the region once more into focus. However, ...
3rd October 2016
SAR is a relatively small market within the wider civil helicopter industry, but with a number of countries turning their SAR efforts over to the ...
18th July 2016
One of the big growth areas driving demand for electronic warfare (EW) systems is the threat of anti-access area denial (A2AD) systems. Electronic systems manufacturer, ...
21st June 2016
CHC is confident it will emerge from its Chapter 11 reorganisation process as an ‘economically robust competitor’ in the global helicopter services market, the company ...