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USAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak

Story by Capt. Kyle Abraham / 16th Combat Aviation Brigade YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. – A UH-60L aircrew assigned to the US Army Air Ambulance Detachment – Yakima (USAAAD), 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade performed a rescue (aeromedical evacuation) of a civilian near Gilbert Peak, Wash. on Sept. 21, 2022. The mission Leer másUSAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak[…]

US Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first EABO exercise

SAN DIEGO – Aug. 17, 2022 – U.S. Navy’s autonomous, runway-independent helicopter system Northrop Grumman MQ-8C Fire Scout successfully completed the Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations (EABO) concept, providing persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and targeting (ISR&T) capabilities. “Fire Scout is the Navy’s only unmanned helicopter with the ability to deploy from a ship or land with Leer másUS Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout completes first EABO exercise[…]

Airbus Helicopters announces H175M Task Force

Fairford, 15 July 2022 – Airbus Helicopters has announced the first members of H175M Task Force – the UK-based industry team created to offer, supply and support the British-produced H175M helicopter for the UK’s New Medium Helicopter (NMH) requirement. On the opening day of the Royal International Air Tattoo in Fairford, Gloucestershire, leading aerospace companies Babcock Leer másAirbus Helicopters announces H175M Task Force[…]

The 8th NH90 User Conference was celebrated in Netherlands

Soesterberg, Netherlands — After 4 years of absence, the NH90 User Conference (NUC) returned for its 8th Edition. In this occasion was celebrated in Netherlands, specifically on the breathtaking Nationaal Militair Museum in Soesterberg. During 3 days, this event has been a great opportunity to foster communication and strengthen relationships within the NHIndustries (NHI) NH90 Leer másThe 8th NH90 User Conference was celebrated in Netherlands[…]

Polish Armed Forces has signed for 32 Leonardo AW149

PZL-Świdnik, the Polish company fully owned by Leonardo, will act as prime contractor and will host a local production line for the AW149 helicopters with the deliveries in the 2023-2029 period Profumo: “This contract provides evidence of our commitment to the continued development of the helicopter capabilities and supply chain to the benefit of the Leer másPolish Armed Forces has signed for 32 Leonardo AW149[…]

US Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed their 10th contract for a baseline of 120 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to US Army. This contract is specifically for the UH-60Mu and to five-year, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft to be delivered to the US Army and Leer másUS Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract[…]

New Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews

WASHINGTON (AFNS) — The Department of the Air Force selected Joint Base Andrews (Maryland) as the fourth location to host MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters. The 25 new MH-139A Grey Wolf helicopters, the military version of the italian best-seller Leonardo AW139 helicopter manufactured by Boeing specifically for the United States Air Force (USAF), will replace the base’s 21 Leer másNew Air Force MH-139 Grey Wolf helicopters will go to Joint Base Andrews[…]

Bell adds Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to Team Invictus

Fort Worth, Texas – Bell has signed a teaming agreement with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to join Team Invictus as the mission integrator for FARA Increment 1. Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announced the signs of this teaming agreement on April, 26 with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), a global aerospace and national security Leer másBell adds Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) to Team Invictus[…]

Marine Corps declares the IOC of Sikorsky CH-53K

STRATFORD, Conn., April 25, 2022 — The U.S. Marine Corps declared Initial Operational Capability (IOC) for the CH-53K King Stallion heavy lift helicopter, validating the platform’s operational readiness to forward deploy Marines and equipment across the globe. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT) designed and manufactures the CH-53K, which enables the U.S. Marine Corps and international Leer másMarine Corps declares the IOC of Sikorsky CH-53K[…]

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