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Initial acceptance from Malaysia for six MD530G helicopters

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announced the initial acceptance of six MD530G Light Scout Attack helicopters for the Malaysia Ministry of Defense via their agent Halaman Optima/ Destini Prima. The aircraft are now in transit to Malaysia for final acceptance and expected to arrive in-country by the end of the first quarter of 2022. As part Leer másInitial acceptance from Malaysia for six MD530G helicopters[…]

Bosnia and Herzegovina receives the Bell Huey II helicopter

SARAJEVO, Bosnia–Herzegovina (Dec. 21, 2021) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced the delivery of four Bell Huey II aircraft to the Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina (AFBiH) on Dec. 4. The four helicopters Bell UH-1 Huey II are part of an U.S. Foreign Military Sale signed in December 2019. The Bell Leer másBosnia and Herzegovina receives the Bell Huey II helicopter[…]

Marine Corps CH-53K King Stallion conducts offshore exercises

Story by Maj. Jorge Hernandez. Communication Directorate HEADQUARTERS MARINE CORPS – Marines from Marine Operational Test & Evaluation Squadron One (VMX-1) conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore operations aboard CH-53K King Stallion helicopters over the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 19, 2021. These exercises are a critical component of the Marine Corps’ future force operating Leer másMarine Corps CH-53K King Stallion conducts offshore exercises[…]

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Marines HMLA-269 operates in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado

Story by Lance Cpl. Elias Pimentel , 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing  LAMAR, COLORADO — Late-autumn winds rushed down from the Rocky Mountains, passed steep plateaus, and sifted through deep canyons before settling on the great plains of Colorado. These untamed plains, inhabited only by wildlife adapting to the soon-to-come winter, would shortly be the training grounds for Leer másMarines HMLA-269 operates in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado[…]

Kongsberg Aviation new AMC in Norway for Bell 412

New AMC provides military aircraft maintenance for Bell 412 to support the Norwegian Ministry of Defense Kjeller, Norway (Nov. 10, 2021)​ — Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services appointment as a new Bell Authorized Maintenance Center (AMC) in Norway. Kongsberg Aviation Maintenance Services (KAMS) based in Kjeller, Leer másKongsberg Aviation new AMC in Norway for Bell 412[…]

USS Sioux City seized 49 million cocaine in the Caribbean

The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11) with embarked USCG Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) 102 seized over $49 million in suspected cocaine, Oct. 11-12, 2021. On Oct. 11, a suspected drug smuggling go-fast vessel (GFV) was spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) and Sioux City was vectored in for an intercept. Leer másUSS Sioux City seized 49 million cocaine in the Caribbean[…]

JTF-Bravo redeploys after support to JTF-Haiti due Haiti earthquake

Story by Capt. Annabel Monroe, Joint Task Force Bravo SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras – In support of the whole-of-government effort led by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, Joint Task Force-Bravo (JTF-Bravo) joined forces as members of Joint Task Force-Haiti (JTF-Haiti) to deliver much-needed aid as rapidly as possible to victims Leer másJTF-Bravo redeploys after support to JTF-Haiti due Haiti earthquake[…]

Airbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​

Columbus, Mississippi, 07 September​ 2021​ – Airbus Helicopters, Inc. has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the U.S. Army National Guard from its production facility in Columbus, Mississippi. This delivery is the first of 18 UH-72B Lakota helicopters currently on order to support the National Guard’s critical missions. “With the Leer másAirbus delivers first UH-72B Lakota helicopter to the Army​ National Guard​[…]

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