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Boeing awarded $26M support contract for 24 Saudi AH-6i helicopters

Boeing awarded $26M support contract for 24 Saudi AH-6i helicopters

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $25,522,594 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia) contract for post-production service support for the Saudi Arabia National Guard for 24 AH-6i helicopters. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona; and Saudi Arabia, with an estimated completion date of April… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 17-May-17

Saudi Arabia Receives Boeing AH6i Little Bird Shipment

Saudi Arabia Receives Boeing AH6i Little Bird Shipment

Saudi Arabia has received the first shipment of their 24 Boeing AH-6i Little Bird reconnaissance and light attack helicopter deal. Boeing did not state it was Saudi Arabia, but in their in-house magazine Frontiers, they mentioned that the type was accepted in August 2016 by their first international customer. The US Army had no comment… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 05-Jan-17

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Boeing and Korean Air Work on Unmanned MD500

Boeing and Korean Air Work on Unmanned MD500

A Memorandum of Agree has been signed between Boeing and Korean Air. They have agreed to work in partner to develop an unmanned attack platform from MD Helicopters MD500. Boeing has reported that they will provide technical support and together they will market it to the export market. The project is based off of Korean… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 26-Sep-16

Boeing wins $234M Saudi AH-6i contract

Boeing wins $234M Saudi AH-6i contract

The Boeing Company, Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $234,700,000 undefinitized contract action to procure long lead items for the production and delivery of 24 AH-6I aircraft, initial spares package and ground support equipment. Fiscal 2014 other funds in the amount of $115,003,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Work will be performed in… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 03-Sep-14

Boeing flies production configuration AH-6i for first time

Boeing flies production configuration AH-6i for first time

Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopter has flown for the first time in its production configuration, moving the program another step closer to full-scale production while continuing to prove the helicopter’s close air support and attack capabilities. Boeing pilots flew the aircraft for less than 20-minutes at low speeds in forward, rearward and sideward… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 02-May-14

Budget freezes US Army Armed Aerial Scout program

Budget freezes US Army Armed Aerial Scout program

The US Army has issued the following statement on helicopter procurement as part of a wider statement on how it responds to cuts in the military budget. It refers to the lack of “viable candidates” for the US Army Armed Aerial Scout program, which we read as “No candiates falls within our newly-tightened Budget constraints”… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-May-13

36 AH-6i and 70 Apaches approved for Saudi Arabia

36 AH-6i and 70 Apaches approved for Saudi Arabia

Back in October 2010, HeliHub.com carried a story noting that Saudi Arabia had put a request in to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency for 190 helicopters as follows: 70 AH-64D Block III APACHE Helicopters 72 UH-60M BLACKHAWK Helicopters 36 AH-6i Light Attack Helicopters 12 MD-530F Light Turbine Helicopters A press statement from Boeing given… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 02-Jan-12

Boeing showcases partnerships and innovation at Seoul Air Show

Boeing showcases partnerships and innovation at Seoul Air Show

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will highlight its leading-edge commercial and defense technologies and capabilities – including the Korea debut of the 787 Dreamliner, F-15 Silent Eagle and the AH-6i light attack  reconnaissance helicopter – at the 2011 Seoul International Aerospace & Defense Exhibition. The super-efficient Dreamliner will take center stage at this year’s show… Read more »

Source: Boeing, 19-Oct-11

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MD Helicopters and Boeing make progress on AH-6i collaboration

MD Helicopters and Boeing make progress on AH-6i collaboration

MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters, and The Boeing Company (Boeing) have announced significant progress on a contract to collaborate on the production of the Boeing AH-6i Light Attack/Reconnaissance Helicopter for the worldwide market.  Consistent with the Memorandum of Agreement signed in July, 2010, both companies are now finalizing… Read more »

Source: MD Helicopters, 15-Mar-11

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