• DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Croatia performs first Kiowa Warrior flights

    27th April 2017

    The Croatian Helicopter Squadron has performed the first test flights of its OH-58D Kiowa Warriors, purchased from excess US defence stock in 2015.The Croatian Ministry ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    ​Quad A 2017: Defiant by name...

    27th April 2017

    One of the offerings of the next-generation of rotorcraft being developed under the Pentagon's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstration is the Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 coaxial compound.While there ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: BAE unveils new aircraft survivability system

    25th April 2017

    BAE Systems has developed a new aircraft survivability solution, the 3-Dimensional Advanced Warning System (3DAWS) product suite.3DAWS is designed to protect fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    ​Quad A 2017: V-280 on time, on the money

    25th April 2017

    With five months to go until the V-280 Valor embarks on its first flight, testing and simulations are keeping the tiltrotor's aggressive timeline on track.The ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: BAE Systems, Leonardo DRS sign MoU

    20th April 2017

    BAE Systems and Leonardo DRS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide advanced threat detection capabilities for US Army fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Army seeks helicopter missile warning system

    19th April 2017

    The US Army has issued a request for information (RfI) in support of the Limited Interim Missile Warning System (LIMWS) programme as it seeks a ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Plans advance for Chinook Block II

    19th April 2017

    The first of more than 1,200 Chinooks produced for more than 19 operators around the world was delivered to the US Army on 16 August ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Fresh life breathed into UH-60L

    19th April 2017

    The US Army's programme to upgrade its legacy UH-60L Black Hawks with a new digital cockpit is proceeding apace, following the first flight of the ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: AH-64E becomes army’s guardian

    19th April 2017

    The US Army is well on its way in fielding new-build versions of the latest iterations of its AH-64 Apache attack helicopter.In April 2016, Boeing ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Lakotas upgraded for the future

    19th April 2017

    The US Army is overseeing several modernisation efforts for the service's fleet of UH-72A Lakotas.Although the type only entered service in 2007, the H145-derived UH-72A, ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Quad A 2017: Missile development overcomes hurdles

    19th April 2017

    With low-rate production scheduled for May 2018, the US Army's Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) is well on its way to replacing the long-standing AGM-114 Hellfire, ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    US military helicopters face design hurdles

    4th April 2017

    Various design challenges with several of the Pentagon's key helicopter programmes has resulted in unexpected modifications, a new report has found.The CH-53K, Combat Rescue Helicopter ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    US helicopters use auxiliary fuel tanks

    23rd March 2017

    The US Marine Corps has extended the range of AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters with new auxiliary fuel tanks during flights in Okinawa, Japan.Marine ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Boeing, US sign Apache E contract

    20th March 2017

    Boeing has been awarded a five-year, $3.4 billion contract through which the US Army and an unnamed international customer will acquire the latest Apache attack ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Orbital ATK awarded flares contract

    17th March 2017

    Orbital ATK has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems to supply M257 (visible) and M278 (infrared) illuminating flares for ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    GE’s T700-701D cleared for commercial sales

    13th March 2017

    GE Aviation has supplied its T700 military-designated turboshaft engine to Firehawk Helicopters following an exemption from the FAA to sell the engine to commercial customers.Firehawk ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Boeing unveils MH-139 helicopter

    6th March 2017

    Boeing's bid for the US Air Force's UH-1N Replacement Program will be based on the Leonardo Helicopters AW139, with the company unveiling its MH-139 helicopter ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    SATCOM through rotor blades demonstrated

    15th February 2017

    Hughes Network Systems has demonstrated a 360-degree beyond-line-of-sight SATCOM capability transmitting HD video through the rotating blades of a NorthStar Aviation 407 helicopter, the company ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    UH-60V Black Hawk flies with digital cockpit

    14th February 2017

    The UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter has flown for the first time with Northrop Grumman's Integrated Avionics Suite digitized cockpit, the company announced on 13 February.Northrop ...

  • DH - Defence Helicopter

    Rogerson Kratos' upgraded UH-60A completes first flight

    10th February 2017

    Rogerson Kratos' first UH-60A Black Hawk to undergo a modernised cockpit upgrade has completed its first test flight, the company announced on 7 February.The integrated ...

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