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CH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting

The CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter is cappable from facing enemy fire to firefighting wildfires over the more larger forests. By Honeywell Aerospace In missions like these is easy find Roger Capps, whether flying the CH-47 Chinook over different conflict areas or firefighting wildfires in the parched American West. “I’ve been fascinated with aviation and helicopters Leer másCH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting[…]

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[…]

DoD awards a contract for Leonardo AW119Kx helicopters to Israel

Philadelphia, 20/04/2022 – Leonardo welcomes the $ 29 million USD contract award by the US Department of Defense (DoD) for new AW119Kx helicopter in the framework of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) to Israel, with the US Army Contracting Command as the contracting activity. The aircraft will be fully produced at Leonardo’s facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Leer másDoD awards a contract for Leonardo AW119Kx helicopters to Israel[…]

Northrop Grumman UH-60V OpenLift ready for all-weather operations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – April 18, 2022 – The UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter, enabled by the Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed (NYSE: NOC) OpenLift architecture, has been granted an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Airworthiness Release by the U.S. Army Systems Readiness Directorate. This will allow pilots to fly the UH-60V under all meteorological conditions. “Achieving IFR airworthiness Leer másNorthrop Grumman UH-60V OpenLift ready for all-weather operations[…]

Sikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completes Marines IOT&E

STRATFORD, Conn., April 5, 2022 — Demonstrating its advanced capabilities in the fleet environment, the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter completed IOT&E (Initial Operational Test & Evaluation) test vignettes paving the way for the expected declaration by the Marines of Initial Operational Capability (IOC) later this year and a Full Rate Production decision in 2023. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Leer másSikorsky CH-53K King Stallion completes Marines IOT&E[…]

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