Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Topic: helicopter

U.S. Marines newest helicopter completes sea trials

A new CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter from Sikorsky has completed sea trials, according to a company news release. "364 landings and takeoffs, day and night, from all...

Sikorsky receives $13 million for FARA technologies

Sikorsky Aircraft, a business unit of Lockheed Martin, has received an order-dependent contract under U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. The Department of Defense announced on Monday...

Belarus’ Mi-24 helicopter suspected of violating Lithuania’s airspace

Lithuania suspects a Belarus' Mi-24 attack helicopter (NATO code name Hind) entered its airspace on Sunday afternoon without permission, the Belsat news agency reported. The head of the...

Libyan GNA fighters seized Russian made Mi-17 helicopter near Sirte

Libya’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Tuesday discovered and seized Russian made Mi-17 helicopter that made an emergency landing near the city of Sirte. "A Russian...

South Korean military retires its UH-1 Huey helicopters

The Republic of Korea Army retired its UH-1H Huey helicopters after 52 years of service. South Korean UH-1N Huey service has flown 792,000 hours and 146,000,000 km and...

FBI says it is investigating military helicopter shot over Northern Virginia

The FBI is investigating the shooting of a military helicopter that took place early Monday morning during a training mission in Northern Virginia. The FBI said it has...

China tested reportedly tested its copy of the US’s Hellfire missile

China has conducted a new test of its copy of the U.S.-made Hellfire air-to-surface missile on a Z-10 attack helicopter at an undisclosed location. Chinese social media has...

Lockheed Martin receives $182 million for MH-60R Sea Hawk sonars

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded a contract modification from the Naval Air Systems Command for Airborne Low Frequency Sonars (ALFS). The contract modification, announced...

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