Source: Israel Defence Force, 24-Jan-12
The project to improve the Sikorsky CH 53 helicopter, “Sikorsky 2025” has come a long way in recent years. In order to upgrade the helicopter, old systems were removed, other systems upgraded, and new systems added. This month, the upgrades have made a large step forward, with all new systems receiving operational status. “The significance [...]
Greece are planning to upgrade at least 12, and possibly a further 7, Apaches to AH-64D Longbow standard
Source: FlightGlobal, 03-Mar-10
he British Army’s remaining Lynx AH9 utility helicopters will be modified to AgustaWestland’s improved AH9A configuration, following MoD approval to extend the effort to all 22 aircraft.
Source: HeliHub.com editorial team, 07-Jan-10
The Brazilian Army has signed contracts with both Turbomeca and Helibras Brazil which will result in the modernization of 34 of their Eurocopter AS565K Panthers, or “Pantera” as they are known locally. These aircraft were acquired in 1988. The upgrades include installation of new engines, avionics and navigation radios. Military engineers will be involved in [...]
Source: Rotorhub, 15-Jul-09