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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[…]

The RNLAF receives the 20th Boeing CH-47F Chinook

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, 2022 — Boeing delivered the 20th CH-47F Chinook helicopter to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), concluding the country’s latest fleet update. “Our continuing partnership with the Royal Netherlands Air Force exemplifies the value of a modern and versatile CH-47 Chinook fleet,” said Ken Eland, vice president and H-47 program manager. “These state-of-the art Leer másThe RNLAF receives the 20th Boeing CH-47F Chinook[…]

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[…]

Sikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 — Sikorsky and DARPA demonstrated how a S-70 Black Hawk helicopter flying autonomously and perform cargo resupply missions and a rescue operation. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an uninhabited S-70 Leer másSikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots[…]

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[…]

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