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18 additional Leonardo AW169M LUH for Austria

Rome, 19/01/2023 – Leonardo Company and the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness of the Italian Secretariat General of Defence/National Armaments Directorate signed yesterday the Acquisition Contract for the supply of 18 Leonardo Helicopters AW169M LUH (Light Utility Helicopters) for Austria (Austrian Ministry of Defence). The contract, valued at 304 million EUR, was signed following Leer más18 additional Leonardo AW169M LUH for Austria[…]

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Alaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier

Story by Balinda O’Neal, Alaska National Guard JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — A UH-60M Black Hawk aircrew, Detachment 1, Gulf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion from Alaska Army National Guard rescue a person from the Main Bay Hatchery 20 miles southwest of Whittier, Jan. 17. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received a mission support Leer másAlaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier[…]

Tennessee National Guard Search And Rescue training

Story by Tech. Sgt. Teri Eicher, 134th Air Refueling Wing A Tennessee National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk aircrew, from the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion, touch down during a Search And Rescue exercise with civilian agencies in Pickett Civilian Conservation Corps Memorial State Park. Nearby, groups of Tennessee National Guard soldiers gathered with members of the Leer másTennessee National Guard Search And Rescue training[…]

MH-60R Seahawk flight operations aboard USS Roosevelt, Rota

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. Sixth Fleet by Ensign Jatin Khona, electrical officer, USS Roosevelt ROTA, SPAIN – Nearly every day underway, a MH-60R Seahawk helicopter can be seen launching and landing aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, that is currently on its fourth Forward Deployed Leer másMH-60R Seahawk flight operations aboard USS Roosevelt, Rota[…]

US Navy approves Full-Rate Production for Sikorsky CH-53K

Stratford, Conn., Dec. 27, 2022 – The U.S. Navy declared full-rate production of the Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion helicopter, a decision that is expected to increase production to more than 20 helicopters annually in the coming years. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, is procuring long-lead items and critical materials to support building full rate production CH-53K Leer másUS Navy approves Full-Rate Production for Sikorsky CH-53K[…]

USAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise

Story by Master Sgt. Kelly Goonan / U.S. Air Force 920th Rescue Wing Public Affairs The USAF (United States Air Force) 920th Rescue Wing conducted a week-long CSAR validation exercise designed to refine mass-casualty emergency response procedures. 920th RQW Airmen from across the wing worked to ensure pararescuemen and aircrew from HH-60G Pave Hawk and Leer másUSAF 920th Rescue Wing conduct CSAR exercise[…]

Northrop Grumman and USAF Introduce the B-21 Raider

PALMDALE, Calif. – Dec. 2, 2022 – Northrop Grumman Corporation and the USAF (United States Air Force) unveiled the B-21 Raider to the world today. The B-21 joins the nuclear triad as a visible and flexible deterrent designed for the U.S. Air Force to meet its most complex missions. “The Northrop Grumman team develops and Leer másNorthrop Grumman and USAF Introduce the B-21 Raider[…]

Northrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2022 – Northrop Grumman to enhance the Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities under a $156.7 million contract. Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide engineering services for the KBR-led $156.7 million, five-year Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. IAC MAC task orders are awarded Leer másNorthrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities[…]

Montenegro Air Force Bell 412EPi: 200,000 hours battling wildfires

Montenegro Air Force rely on their three Bell 412EPi helicopters to fight country-wide wildfires in the region. Every July, wildfires sweep through Montenegro’s forestland, destroying endangered terrain and threatening people’s lives. When more than half of Montenegro’s ecosystem consists of vast woodland and mountains, the need for a reliable aircraft to help combat severe wildfires Leer másMontenegro Air Force Bell 412EPi: 200,000 hours battling wildfires[…]

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