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Russia deliver first 2 Mi-17V-5 helicopters to Serbia

Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, delivered two medium military-transport helicopters to the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Serbia.  The rotorcraft was manufactured at Kazan Helicopter Plant. The delivery was carried...

AJAX programme completes initial air portability trials

General Dynamics Land Systems-UK has completed initial air portability trials for the AJAX family of vehicles at the Joint Air Delivery Test and Evaluation Unit (JADTEU) at Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton. The trials,...

BIRD Aerosystems to present live demonstration of AMPS-MV on Mi-8-MTV at Farnborough

BIRD Aerosystems specializes in the developing and deploying of two main product lines: Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) and Airborne Surveillance, Information and Observation (ASIO) solutions. The company will showcase the newest configuration of the...

Russia has overcome import dependence on helicopter engines

The United Engine Corporation (UEC) has started a serial production of new engines TV7-117V developed by JSC "Klimov" for helicopters Mi-38. Turboprop engine modifications can be also used on the aircraft IL-114 and IL-112V....

Prospects in the North African helicopter market

North African states including Algeria, Sudan, libya, Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco represent prospective markets for all global helicopter manufacturers. The reason for this is the ability of these countries to pay on contracts — most...

Sikorsky accepts prototype Turkish Utility Helicopter from PZL Mielec

Just two weeks after the Turkish Government announced the start of the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) to build a fleet of multi-role T70 utility helicopters based on the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft, Sikorsky,...

CH-53K King Stallion achieves 27,000 pound external lift

Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) announced the CH-53K King Stallion successfully completed an external lift of a 27,000 pound payload at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Test Center in West Palm Beach, Fla.  The aircraft executed an “out of...

BAE to make two Assault Amphibious Vehicle variants for Japan

BAE Systems, Land & Armaments, York, Pennsylvania, is being awarded an $10,862,557 firm-fixed-price contract to provide the necessary material and technical engineering to build, integrate, test, and deliver one Assault Amphibious Vehicle, Command Vehicle...