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Teamsters Union Local 1150 Ratifies New 5-year Contract with Sikorsky

Teamsters Union Local 1150 Ratifies New 5-year Contract with Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that Local 1150 of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, representing 5,100 hourly employees at the company’s Stratford, Bridgeport and Shelton, Conn.,  and West Palm Beach, Fla., facilities, has ratified a new, five-year labor contract.

Source: Sikorsky, 16-Feb-09

UK Military Close To Deal With Eurocopter for Puma Fleet Refurbishment

UK Military Close To Deal With Eurocopter for Puma Fleet Refurbishment

The Ministry of Defence is close to agreeing a contract worth more than £400m with Eurocopter to extend the life of Puma transport helicopters being flown by the Royal Air Force in Afghanistan.

Source: Financial Times, 16-Feb-09

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IN PICTURES: Royal Navy launches centenary of Naval Aviation

Source: http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/HistoryAndHonour/InPicturesRoyalNavyLaunchesCentenaryOfNavalAviation.htm, 16-Feb-09

BEL datalink, IFF systems mandated for Indian naval helicopter

Source: Rotorhub, 16-Feb-09

Royal Navy Merlins get new Defensive Aids

Royal Navy Merlins get new Defensive Aids

Lockheed Martin UK and its partners have delivered a new capability for the Royal Navy by upgrading a number of Merlin HM Mk1 helicopters with a Defensive Aids Suite (DAS) installation for increased survivability in front-line operations.

Source: Lockheed Martin, 16-Feb-09

Sabreliner VIP Interiors Become Popular Black Hawk Upgrade

16-Feb-09

Sikorsky, Teamsters OK tentative deal

Source: Connecticut Post, 14-Feb-09

AERO INDIA: India may relaunch attack helicopter contest

Source: Flightglobal, 14-Feb-09

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Eurocopter committed to be the solution provider for India’s air fleet modernization

Source: EADS, 14-Feb-09

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Russia offers India 320 combat helicopters

Source: RIA Novosti, 14-Feb-09

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Suriname to buy three military helicopters from India

Source: Caribbean Net News, 12-Feb-09

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New MH-60R Squadron at NAS Jacksonville – HSM-70 “Spartans”

Source: First Coast News, 12-Feb-09

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Sikorsky workers to vote on labor contract

Source: Reuters, 12-Feb-09

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Laconia Ball Bearing gets manufacturing award from Sikorsky for the second straight year

Source: Citizen of Laconia, 11-Feb-09

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U.S. Army Battalion Stationed in Iraq Procures Additional BrightEye Systems for Maintenance and Force Operations

Source: Cyberlux, 11-Feb-09

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Infotech Enterprises join Eurocopter team for Indian attack helicopter bid

Source: The Hindu, 11-Feb-09

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Hydraulics International wins $7,172,371 contract for 30 electric hydraulic carts for V-22s

Source: Your Industry News, 10-Feb-09

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UK AH-64D Apache Force Commander Aware of Need to Keep UORs Flowing and Motivation High

Source: Rotorhub, 10-Feb-09

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Stork Aerospace receives Boeing contract for CH-47F Chinook aft section work

Source: Stork Aerospace, 09-Feb-09

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New administration, economy and budget concerns could all delay U.S. Air Force CSAR program

Source: Connecticut Post, 09-Feb-09

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HAL to hand over first export Dhruvs to Ecuador Air Force

Source: Business Standard, 09-Feb-09

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NY National Guard trains Canadian aircrews on Chinook

Source: National Guard, 06-Feb-09

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Danish SAR Merlins now performing to task

Source: Rotorhub, 06-Feb-09

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EADS North America receives U.S. Army contract for five additional UH-72A Lakotas

Source: EADS, 06-Feb-09

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Aviation Specialties Unlimited Trains Irish Air Corps in NVG Operations

Source: Vertical Magazine, 05-Feb-09

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BAE Systems receives contract to develop CH-53K cockpit seats and cabin armor

Source: BAE Systems, 05-Feb-09

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AgustaWestland Awarded Helicopter Tactics Programme Implementation Study Contract

Source: AgustaWestland, 05-Feb-09

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DRS Technologies receives $913M five year contract for the logistic support of the Mast-Mounted Sights of the Kiowa Warriors

Source: DefPro, 04-Feb-09

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Boeing’s Ridley plant working on new style of military aircraft – the DiscRotor program

Source: Philadelphia Business Journal, 03-Feb-09

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US Army helicopters to be fitted with diagnostic sensors

Source: Army Times, 03-Feb-09

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Rolls-Royce to power V-22 Osprey aircraft in $222 million contract modification

Source: Rolls-Royce, 03-Feb-09

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US Coast Guard adds machine guns to helicopters

Source: San Francisco Examiner, 03-Feb-09

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Russia to deliver first Mi-171 helicopter to India by yearend

Source: RIA Novosti, 02-Feb-09

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Pentagon researchers revisit technology of variable-length rotor blades

Source: The Register, 02-Feb-09

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New Helicopter Video Website Launched

Source: JustHelicopters, 31-Jan-09

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Piasecki reveals new look for hot-rod Chinook

Source: FlightGlobal, 29-Jan-09

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Next-Generation Longbow UAS Data Link Has Successful First Powered Flight On Apache Block III

Source: Lockheed Martin, 28-Jan-09

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Bell Boeing Team Awarded Joint Performance Based Logistics Contract for V-22 Osprey Support

27-Jan-09

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15 Black Hawks and 5 Russian Mi-17s en route to Columbia

Source: Rotor & Wing, 27-Jan-09

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CSC Integrates U.S. Air Force Simulator Into Fleet at Warrior Hall, Flight School XXI

Source: CSC, 26-Jan-09

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Northrop Grumman Announces First Sale of NAVEX Air Navigation System to Sikorsky for International Markets

Source: Northrop Grumman, 26-Jan-09

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South Korea Desires Older Apaches

Source: Rotor & Wing, 26-Jan-09

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VIP EC635s delivered to the Swiss Air Force

Source: Rotorhub, 26-Jan-09

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U.S. Coast Guard expands service and support contract with Rockwell Collins to three new aircraft platforms

Source: Rockwell Collins, 22-Jan-09

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Third VH-71 Presidential Production Helicopter Completes Initial Flight

Source: Lockheed Martin, 13-Jan-09

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Becker Avionics’ Digital Intercom System DVCS6100 provides Cristal Clear Communication for UH-72A Lakota

Source: Vertical Magazine, 13-Jan-09

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First Marine Corps UH-1Y Helicopter With Northrop Grumman Integrated Cockpit Deploys

Source: Northrop Grumman, 13-Jan-09

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Eurocopter Rotor – January/February 2009 edition

Source: Eurocopter, 10-Jan-09

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Boeing Completes Apache Longbow Training Upgrade Contract

Source: Boeing, 09-Jan-09

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First Production VH-71 Presidential Helicopter Arrives at Lockheed Martin to Start Final Production Phase

Source: Lockheed Martin, 09-Jan-09

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Northrop Grumman to Equip Directional Infrared Countermeasures System Onboard U.S. Marine Corps CH-53D and CH-46E Helicopters

Source: Northrop Grumman, 08-Jan-09

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Vector Aerospace Helicopter Services Receives Contract Renewal In Support Of Canadian Military SAR

Source: Vector Aerospace, 08-Jan-09

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Ducommun Receives Contract from Boeing for Apache Helicopter Main and Tail Rotor Blades

Source: Ducommun, 06-Jan-09

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services Announces $4M Contract to Provide Presidential Airways with Heads Up Display Systems

Source: Sikorsky, 06-Jan-09

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Becker Avionics’ Warning Tone Generator WTG900 selected for German Armed Forces’ CH-53GA transport helicopter avionics upgrade program

Source: RotorNews, 02-Jan-09

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Eurocopter and Helibras sign a historic contract with the Brazilian government

Eurocopter and Helibras sign a historic contract with the Brazilian government

Eurocopter and Helibras sign a historic contract with the Brazilian government

Source: Eurocopter, 23-Dec-08

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Eurocopter and UK MoD sign Through-Life Support Contract for RAF Pumas and Gazelles

Eurocopter and UK Ministry of Defence sign Through-Life Support Contract for Royal Air Force Puma and Gazelle Helicopters

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Dec-08

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The Ministry Of Defence Of Cyprus Signs Contract For Three AW139s

The Ministry Of Defence Of Cyprus Signs Contract For Three AW139s

Source: AgustaWestland, 16-Dec-08

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EADS North America Delivers the 50th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army

EADS North America Delivers the 50th UH-72A Lakota Light Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army

Source: Eurocopter, 16-Dec-08

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American Eurocopter’s Flight Simulator is Operational Army aviators first to train in EC145 flight training device

American Eurocopter’s Flight Simulator is Operational Army aviators first to train in EC145 flight training device

Source: Eurocopter, 16-Dec-08

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UK MoD Confirms Future Lynx Programme

UK MoD Confirms Future Lynx Programme

Source: AgustaWestland, 11-Dec-08

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Sikorsky Frontlines – Q4 2008 edition

Source: Sikorsky, 01-Dec-08

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AgustaWestland Delivers M-TADS Equipped Apache AH.1s

AgustaWestland Delivers M-TADS Equipped Apache AH Mk.1s

Source: AgustaWestland, 24-Nov-08

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Eurocopter announces the creation of a new fully-owned subsidiary Eurocopter Indonesia at IndoDefence 2008

Eurocopter announces the creation of a new fully-owned subsidiary Eurocopter Indonesia at IndoDefence 2008

Source: Eurocopter, 19-Nov-08

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Boeing CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Fielded by US Army’s 1st Cavalry Division

Source: Boeing, 18-Nov-08

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Eurocopter delivers the first EC135 helicopter manufactured in Albacete

Eurocopter delivers the first EC135 helicopter manufactured in Albacete

Source: Eurocopter, 16-Nov-08

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Finnish Army takes delivery of its first NH90

Source: NH Industries, 03-Nov-08

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Eurocopter delivers first EC120 helicopter to HeliDax, the company selected by the French Army to flight training

Eurocopter delivers first EC120 helicopter to HeliDax, the company selected by the French Army to flight training

Source: Eurocopter, 24-Oct-08

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EADS North America Begins Deliveries of U.S. Army UH-72A Helicopters Produced at the Eurocopter facility in Mississippi

EADS North America Begins Deliveries of U.S. Army UH-72A Helicopters Produced at the Eurocopter facility in Mississippi

Source: Eurocopter, 09-Oct-08

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Eurocopter successfully leads the first firing campaign of the HAD Tiger using the Spike missile

Eurocopter successfully leads the first firing campaign of the HAD Tiger using the Spike missile

Source: Eurocopter, 12-Sep-08

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Sikorsky Frontlines – Q3 2008 edition

Source: Sikorsky, 01-Sep-08

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Boeing Awarded US Army Contract for 191 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters

Source: Boeing, 26-Aug-08

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The Qatar Armed Forces Sign Contract For 18 AW139 Helicopters

The Qatar Armed Forces Sign Contract For 18 AW139 Helicopters

Source: AgustaWestland, 21-Jul-08

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Eurocopter leads Homeland Security Market in the United Kingdom and strongly supports the British Armed Forces

Eurocopter leads Homeland Security Market in the United Kingdom and strongly supports the British Armed Forces

Source: Eurocopter, 17-Jul-08

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Boeing and AgustaWestland Announce CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Industrial Agreement at Farnborough Airshow

Source: Boeing, 16-Jul-08

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