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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[…]

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[…]

Philippine Air Force expands their Black Hawk fleet with 32 S-70i

MIELEC, Poland – PZL Mielec, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), has signed in February 22, 2022 a contract award with the Philippine Department of National Defense (DND) to manufacture 32 additional Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk utility helicopters for the Philippine Air Force. Delivery of all 32 aircraft by 2026 will dramatically increase the operational capacity of Leer másPhilippine Air Force expands their Black Hawk fleet with 32 S-70i[…]

US Marines supported Cobra Gold in Gulf of Thailand

Story by Lt. John Stevens. USS Green Bay (LPD 20) GULF OF THAILAND (March 3, 2022) – USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit supported the at-sea phase of Cobra Gold (CG) 22 alongside ships from the Royal Thai Navy from Feb. 28 to March 3. Cobra Gold Leer másUS Marines supported Cobra Gold in Gulf of Thailand[…]

Bell receives investment to advance DoD HSVTOL capabilities

Fort Worth, TX (Feb. 2022) — Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced its advancement to the next phase of the AFWERX High-Speed Vertical Take-Off and Landing (HSVTOL) Concept Challenge, a crowdsourcing effort for the United States Air Force (USAF) and United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). Bell is one of 11 companies from more Leer másBell receives investment to advance DoD HSVTOL capabilities[…]

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