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The Eyes of the Future RN Carrier Strike Force

The British MOD is set to select soon the future Airborne Early Warning (AEW) system to be deployed on the future Royal Navy (RN) Queen Elizabeth II aircraft carriers. Thales UK and Lockheed Martin submitted final offers for the Crowsnest AEW solutions last month, competing for the £500 million ($761 million) contract.

Rostec Corporation and the Chinese aviation corporation AVIC have signed a...

Russian Rostec Corporation and the Chinese industrial aviation corporation AVIC have reached an agreement regarding strategic cooperation between the two companies, Addressing future  joint...

Panthers to assume ASW role in Indonesia

Airbus Helicopters has been selected to provide the Indonesian Navy with 11 AS-565 MBe Panther helicopters configured for Anti Submarine warfare.

Boeing Receives US Army $4 Billion Multi-year Contract for Chinook Helicopters

In an agreement that will save the U.S. government more than $800 million, the Army and Boeing have signed a $4 billion multi-year contract...

Elbit Systems Looks for More Partners to Address India’s Growing Helicopter...

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Elbit Systems is promoting a range of helicopter-related products in a move that would tap the growing opportunities the company identified in the Indian market, both for foreign built, locally made or upgraded platforms. Over the years Elbit Systems has established a number of partnerships and cooperation in India, paving its way into many defense sector’s programs.

Australia Formally Requests Buying 24 MH-60R from the USA

Australia is interested in buying 24 MH-60R Seahawk maritime multi-mission helicopters at an estimated cost of US$2.1 billion, the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency...

NATO to Collectively Support HIP Helicopter Operations

Czech Mi-171 taking part in the Gap Tallard multinational helicopter exercise sponsored by the European Defense Agency, March 2009. Photo by Alexander Drevet NATO intends...

Brownout Blamed as the Cause of the Fatal Helicopter Crash in...

U.S. Army paratroopers prepare to load into a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during an air-assault mission to detain a known militant in the Bermel district...

Helibras Expands for EC725 Production

The planned production of 50 Eurocopter EC725 helicopters, soon to begin at its Brazilian subsidiary Helibras new assembly line Itajubá in the state of...

Light Platforms to Dominate World Military Helicopter Market

In a new study, “The Market for Light Military Rotorcraft,” Forecast International projects that 2,176 light rotorcraft will be produced for military use during...

ILA 2008 Airshow Newsbrief

ILA-2008 which opened yesterday (May 27, 2008) at Berlin-Schönefeld Airport, is the celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift this year. Almost 90...

Washington to Invest $2.25 Billion Equipping 25 new Iraqi Battalions

Washington is planning a massive arms sale to Iraq, to equip 25 additional battalions and brigade headquarters. If all options are exercised, this sale...

Military Helicopters & Systems at the 2007 Paris Airshow

Eurocopter's Tiger HAP - combat support helicopter operated by the French Army was one of the stars at the airshow. The new Spanish Tiger...

Anti-Tank Missiles in Asymmetric Warfare

Start < Page 2 of 5 > Since most helicopters were designed for full scale anti-armor warfare, they may be inadequately equipped to carry out low intensive...
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