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Airbus H160 for All Nippon Helicopters completes first flight

Marignane, 14 January 2021 – All Nippon Helicopters (ANH) Airbus H160 has performed its first flight test, a 95-minute flight at the Marseille Provence Airport. This successful maiden flight paves the way for the aircraft’s entry into service in Japan. ANH deploys a helicopter fleet comprising six AS365s and five H135s for electronic news gathering for the TV stations across Leer másAirbus H160 for All Nippon Helicopters completes first flight[…]

USCGC Joseph Gerczak conducts patrol to increase maritime presence in Pacific

HONOLULU — The USCGC Joseph Gerczak (WPC 1126) conducted a port call in Honolulu after completing the first stage of their expeditionary patrol in the Pacific to curtail illegal fishing and strengthen maritime law enforcement self-sufficiency with Kiribati partners. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Gerczak traveled from Dec. 28, 2020, to Jan. Leer másUSCGC Joseph Gerczak conducts patrol to increase maritime presence in Pacific[…]

Coast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas —​ The Coast Guard rescue 2 people from a 68-foot​ fishing vessel taking on water near the Brazos Santiago jetties in South Padre Island, Texas, Monday. Coast Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi watchstanders​ received​ notification at 5:08 a.m. from the crew of the Captain Jerry, a 68-foot fishing vessel, stating they had struck Leer másCoast Guard rescue 2 from vessel taking on water in South Padre Island, Texas[…]

Northrop Grumman to enable new F-35 Lightning II warfighting capability

BALTIMORE – Jan. 12, 2020 – Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract award from Lockheed Martin Corporation to enable new functionality to protect the 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II multi-role fighter. As part of a collaborative arrangement between Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin, the three companies will integrate Northrop Grumman’s Leer másNorthrop Grumman to enable new F-35 Lightning II warfighting capability[…]

The helicopter Leonardo AW169 enters in VIP/Corporate market in Mexico

AW169 helicopter’s success in Latin America grows further for VIP and Corporate transport missions and shows type’s ability to meet evolving market requirements in Mexico with private customer’s order for one aircraft The AW169 gives AW139 like bestselling capabilities in a smaller category and offers Mexican light twin operators greater payload and cabin space showing Leer másThe helicopter Leonardo AW169 enters in VIP/Corporate market in Mexico[…]

Coast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas

HOUSTON​ — The Coast Guard crews assists six people on a 32-foot boat approximately 56 nautical miles offshore Freeport, Texas, Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders​ received a notification at​ 12:30​ p.m. Saturday of a disabled and adrift boat with six people aboard approximately 30 miles offshore Freeport.​ The reporting source was a friend who had communications Leer másCoast Guard assists disabled boat 56 miles offshore Freeport, Texas[…]

Coast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —​ The Coast Guard rescue three mariners from a vessel taking on water two nautical miles west​ of Anna Maria Island, Florida Friday. A Coast Guard Station Cortez 45-foot Response Boat–Medium boat crew arrived at 7:50 p.m. to the​ 70-foot commercial fishing vessel Warrior, took the three crewmembers​ off the vessel, and Leer másCoast Guard crews rescue three mariners near Anna Maria Island[…]

Coast Guard HITRON History Series: Rear Adm. Donna Cottrell

The U.S. Coast Guard Helicopter Interdiction Tactical Squadron (HITRON) operations started as an experiment in 1998 to halt the flow of illegal drugs into the U.S. Drug trafficking organizations primarily used “go-fast” boats, high-speed smuggling vessels capable of traveling over twice the speed of Coast Guard cutters. The Coast Guard needed a way to counter Leer másCoast Guard HITRON History Series: Rear Adm. Donna Cottrell[…]

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