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Bell unveils the V280 Valor Tilt Rotor Aircraft at AUSA 2014

Bell Helicopter and Sikorsky Aircraft displayed at AUSA 2014 full size models of the future rotary wing platforms they are proposing for the US Army.

Japan Pouring ¥24 Trilion on New Defense Plan

Japan plans to invest ¥24.67 trillion yen (US$24 billion) over the next five years in a military buildup plan bolstering Japan’s sovereignty in the...

AgustaWestland Unveils New TiltRotor Air Vehicle Design

AgustaWestland today unveiled its 'Project Zero', an electrically-powered tilt rotor technology demonstrator, giving an insight into what advanced rotorcraft of the future may look like. The company funded technology demonstrator was designed and built in less than 6 months and has already secretly flown several times in 2011 and 2012.

Osprey Emergency Landing Reignites Japanese Safety Concerns

A Marine Corps MV-22B Osprey forced to make an emergency landing on 9 July is fueling a resurgence of Japanese concern regarding the safety...

Israel Considers Tilt-Rotor Ospreys to Modernize its CSAR, Special Operations

Moving to bolster its special operations and combat search and rescue capabilities, the Israel Air Force (IAF) is evaluating the Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft as an optional future vertical lift capability. The Osprey has a mission range exceeding 1,600 km, (compared to 1,000 km of the CH-53D), what makes it attractive augmenting the IAF operations at very.

Latrun 2010 Exhibition – SIBAT Force Protection Focus Day

Following are first impressions from today's exhibition at Latrun, Israel.                              

IAI Introduces: Panther UAV – Electrically Powered Tilt-Rotor VT-UAV

Israel Aerospace Industries(IAI) is unveiling two new unmanned systems, representing a breakthrough in Vertical Take off and Landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designs....

Ospreys Join the Fight Supporting Marines in Afghanistan

The U.S. Marine Corps has deployed the first detachment of MV-22B Osprey tilt rotor aircraft to Camp Bastion, in Hellmand province, Afghanistan. The ten...

V-22 Ospreys to Deploy to Iraq by September 2007

// // The US Marine Corps will soon deploy the V-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft to Iraq, its first combat assignment. Marine Commandant Gen. James...

Future Heavy Lift for the Land Forces

Aerial transportation is one of the critical capabilities required for the future force. Parallel to the development of ground combat elements of FCS, The...

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