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Helicopters

HOT BLADE 21 increased interoperability among helicopter crews

HOT BLADE 21 (HB21), the 15th Blade exercise organised under EDA’s Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) came to a close last week at Beja Airbase, Portugal. Over a period of two weeks (16-30 June) and in strict respect of all...

Sikorsky-Boeing Team Reveals Advanced Assault Helicopter Designed to Revolutionize U.S. Army Capabilities

  DEFIANT X™ to compete for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft contract, a top modernization priority for the Army WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released...

French Ministry of the Armed Forces brings development of future Joint Light Helicopter forward

MARIGNANE, France – The French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, has announced that the launch of the Joint Light Helicopter (Hélicoptère Interarmées Léger; HIL) programme has been brought forward to 2021. The HIL programme, for which the Airbus...

Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT helicopter achieves first flight

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The Sikorsky-Boeing SB>1 DEFIANT™ helicopter achieved first flight today at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida site. This revolutionary aircraft, developed by Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing...

Boeing MH-139 to replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N 'Huey' helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases. The program awarded today is...

Leonardo welcomes Canada’s CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade and Fleet Augmentation

Leonardo and Team Cormorant will deliver a comprehensive upgrade to Canada’s AW101 primary SAR helicopter fleet and expand the current fleet of 14 AW101s by up to seven additional AW101s The Cormorant MLU and augmentation will position the...

Leonardo Demonstrates its AW159 Helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces

ROME - Leonardo, with the support of the UK’s 847 Naval Air Squadron, presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces at Royal Malaysian Navy Base Lumut and Leonardo Helicopters’ facility at Subang Airport, near Kuala Lumpur last...

CAE wins contract to provide S-70B Seahawk helicopter training system to Brazilian Navy

CAE today announced that CAE USA has been awarded a contract by the United States Navy under a U.S. foreign military sale (FMS) program to provide the Brazilian Navy with a comprehensive S-70B Seahawk helicopter training system. CAE will design...

VH-92A presidential helicopter achieves first flight

STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 3, 2017 – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced the first flight of a VH-92A configured test aircraft in support of the U.S. Marine Corps’ VH-92A Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program. The July 28 flight signals the...

First-ever helicopter-based firing of High Energy Laser

Raytheon and U.S. Army Apache Program Management Office demonstrate feasibility of ground attack MCKINNEY, Texas, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army Apache Program Management Office, in collaboration with U.S. Special Operations Command, recently completed a successful flight test...
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Falkonry design win with the U.S. Navy

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