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    GD-OTS receives rocket contract modification

    1st September 2017

    General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) has received a $60 million contract modification from the US Army Contracting Command to produce the 2.75"/70mm Hydra ...

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    Aviakon modernises Russian helicopters

    1st September 2017

    Ukroboronprom's Aviakon has completed the modernisation of Russian-made Mi-24 helicopters with domestic equipment for the Ukraine armed forces, Ukroboronprom announced on 29 August. The new ...

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    HAL begins production of LCH

    31st August 2017

    The Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched the production of the Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) Light Combat Helicopter (LCH), HAL announced on 28 August. The ...

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    Ka-52K set for electromagnetic testing

    30th August 2017

    Russian Helicopters is set to begin testing of the Ka-52K maritime reconnaissance and combat helicopter for resistance to electromagnetic interference, the company announced on 26 ...

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    MSPO 2017: Poland’s slow helicopter purchases continue

    29th August 2017

    The second iteration of the Polish tender to meet urgent requirements for new helicopters for ASW/SAR and special operations forces (SOF) support missions is proving ...

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    MSPO 2017: The Kruk of the matter

    29th August 2017

    Despite the postponed advancement of the Polish attack helicopter requirement, likely related to the delayed ASW/SOF tender, companies are outlining proposed platforms for the much ...

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    Russia wants high-speed combat helicopter

    29th August 2017

    Russian Helicopters has been contracted by the Russian Ministry of Defence to work on a new high-speed combat helicopter concept, the company announced on 24 ...

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    Pakistan receives Mi-35M quartet

    29th August 2017

    The Pakistan Army Aviation Corps has received four Mil Mi-35M attack helicopters, the Defence Export Promotion Organisation (DEPO) confirmed in late August. A statement issued ...

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    First Mi-38T helicopter in build

    28th August 2017

    Kazan Helicopters, part of Russian Helicopters, has started assembling the first prototype of the Mi-38T helicopter, Russian Helicopters announced on 23 August. Under the terms ...

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    Varley USA delivers initial H-60 toolkits

    25th August 2017

    Varley USA has delivered new H-60 Bridge Tool Kits to the US Army, US Army National Guard and US Coast Guard, the company announced on ...

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    Modernised Ka-27Ms set for delivery

    25th August 2017

    Russian Helicopters is set to begin delivery of modernised Ka-27M helicopters to the Russian Ministry of Defence, with the first aircraft having completed factory testing, the ...

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    Kongsberg wins Sea King maintenance contract

    25th August 2017

    Kongsberg Defence Systems has signed a framework agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation for gearbox maintenance on Norway's Sea King helicopters, the company announced ...

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    US DoD inks Chinook deal with Saudi Arabia

    25th August 2017

    Boeing has been awarded a $223 million FMS contract for eight CH-47F Chinook, as part of a wider multiyear deal with Saudi Arabia, the US DoD has announced. ...

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    T129 deliveries ticking along

    24th August 2017

    Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) delivery of T129 Atak helicopters is progressing with 23 aircraft out of 59 having been delivered as of this month under ...

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    First batch of Mi-28UB helicopters produced

    24th August 2017

    Russian Helicopters has completed production of the first batch of Mi-28UB helicopters for the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD), the company announced on 22 August.  ...

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    India raining with helicopter requirements

    24th August 2017

    India’s MoD has released an RfI to procure 111 naval utility helicopters (NUH) along with two flight simulators and one maintenance simulator under the ‘strategic ...

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    JAC to support T53 engines

    23rd August 2017

    Honeywell has signed a license agreement with Jordanian Aeronautical Systems Company (JAC) to provide support services for Honeywell’s T53 series engines, the company announced on ...

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    India launches quest for naval multirole helicopters

    23rd August 2017

    India has kicked off a global search for naval multi-role helicopters (NMRH) to boost the Indian Navy’s (IN) anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare and electronic warfare ...

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    India to place order for six Apaches

    18th August 2017

    Boeing is set to receive a $651 million order from India, with the Ministry of Defence clearing a proposal to procure six AH-64E Apache helicopters ...

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