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US Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer D.S. Randol NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain — US Navy HSM-79 (Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 79) established a new detachment in Spain at Naval Station Rota, June 16, 2022. Rear Adm. John F. Meier, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, attended the ceremony along with Cmdr. Brett Elko, the commanding Leer másUS Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota[…]

US Navy deploys MQ-8C Fire Scout to Indo-Pacific

SAN DIEGO – May 23, 2022 – The US Navy autonomous helicopter system MQ-8C Fire Scout, by Northrop Grumman Corporation, made its second operational deployment and first deployment to the Indo-Pacific Area of Responsibility, aboard USS Jackson (LCS-6), providing military commanders greater maritime intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting (ISR&T) capability. “The MQ-8C Fire Scout is Leer másUS Navy deploys MQ-8C Fire Scout to Indo-Pacific[…]

Leonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar

Rome, 07/04/2022 – Another major programme achievement in the Qatar Emiri Air Force’s NH90 programme was made on 31 March with the delivery of the first two NFH naval variant helicopters. The aircraft handover, achieved in accordance with contractual commitments, was performed during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera NH90 final assembly line Leer másLeonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar[…]

Leonardo AW159 Wildcat at next stage to UK contract

Rome, 06/04/2022 — Leonardo will now deliver the next stage of the AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) UK contract, which confirms the next five-year period of the 34-year contract originally signed in 2012. This £360 million contract awarded last year marks the continued delivery of support services for the UK’s fleet of Leonardo Leer másLeonardo AW159 Wildcat at next stage to UK contract[…]

Boeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2021 —The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand Leer másBoeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany[…]

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