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The Coast Guard completed operation Kuru Kuru, Pacific region

HONOLULU – The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded Operation Kuru Kuru, an annually held comprehensive two-week operation in the Pacific region, highlighting the Coast Guard’s commitment to supporting international partners in the region. Operation Kuru Kuru, executed from 22 Oct. to 3 Nov. 2023, is a collaborative effort with the Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, aimed Leer másThe Coast Guard completed operation Kuru Kuru, Pacific region[…]

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Toll Helicopters orders 2 more Leonardo AW139

Rome, 01/03/2023 – Leonardo announced the expansion of its fleet of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters in Australia with an order for two aircraft by the leading helicopter operator Toll Helicopters (Toll). The helicopters will supplement a fleet of three AW139s currently supporting a range of activities including pilot and aircrew officer training, utility support Leer másToll Helicopters orders 2 more Leonardo AW139[…]

Leonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft

Rome/Bordes, 26/01/2023 – Leonardo and Safran Helicopter Engines have joined forces to further enhance the capabilities and competitiveness of the next generation AW09 single-engine helicopter with the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft. The Leonardo Helicopters AW09 will feature the 1,000 shp class of power Safran Helicopter Engines Arriel 2K, the newest generation of the Arriel family. Leer másLeonardo AW09 will be powered by the Safran Arriel 2K turboshaft[…]

CBP-AMO seizes 20 million of cocaine from a vessel near Guayama

PONCE, Puerto Rico — CBP-AMO (US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations) agents seized Monday 1,987pounds (901.2 kilos) of cocaine from a vessel attempting to reach the coast of Guayama, Puerto Rico. The estimated street value of the contraband is $20.7 million. “Even as we mourn our fallen colleague, our determination remains steadfast Leer másCBP-AMO seizes 20 million of cocaine from a vessel near Guayama[…]

Boeing delivers the 150 P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft

SEATTLE, July 7, 2022 — The newest Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol, reconnaissance aircraft took to the skies over Puget Sound bringing the total number of P-8s delivered to 150. The 150th multi-mission P-8 will be operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) One based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. “There are now 150 P-8s around Leer másBoeing delivers the 150 P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft[…]

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[…]

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