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Goodrich Delivers 500th Laser Detecting System for U.S. Army Helicopters

Goodrich Delivers 500th Laser Detecting System for U.S. Army Helicopters

4-Feb-2010Source: Goodrich

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has delivered its 500th AN/AVR-2B (V) laser detecting system to the U.S. Army. The delivery milestone was reached ahead of schedule, with a perfect track record of on-time delivery with zero quality defects.  Goodrich’s ISR Systems team inDanbury, Conn. supplies the systems. The AN/AVR-2B(V) system is installed on U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk... Read more

Iran boasts of new Apache-killer weapon

Iran boasts of new Apache-killer weapon

3-Feb-2010Source: Defence Talk

Iran has developed a new weapon to shoot down U.S. Apache attack helicopters, the Iranian Fars news agency has reported.... Read more

Boeing Helicopter Support Program to Provide Lift for Canadian Industry

Boeing Helicopter Support Program to Provide Lift for Canadian Industry

30-Jan-2010

At a supplier conference in Ottawa, Boeing [NYSE: BA] outlined its proposed subcontracting plan for in-service support (ISS) of 15 Boeing CH-47 Chinook Medium-to-Heavy Lift Helicopters (MHLH), designated CH-147 for the Canadian Forces. Through the performance-based ISS program for the CH-147 fleet, Boeing could provide industry benefits of approximately $2 billion over 20 years. The... Read more

Boeing Delivered Record Number of Apache Longbow Crew Trainers in 2009

Boeing Delivered Record Number of Apache Longbow Crew Trainers in 2009

29-Jan-2010Source: Boeing

Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered a record five Apache Longbow Crew Trainers (LCTs) in 2009 — more than in any previous year — and all five have been declared “ready for training.” The U.S. Army accepted two LCT deliveries at Fort Hood, Texas; one in Illesheim, Germany; and one at Fort Drum, N.Y. The Egyptian Air... Read more

Royal Netherlands Air Force Selects AAI's Advanced Boresight Equipment for Apache and Chinook

Royal Netherlands Air Force Selects AAI's Advanced Boresight Equipment for Apache and Chinook

22-Jan-2010Source: AAI

AAI Corporation, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today that the Royal Netherlands Air Force has selected its Advanced Boresight Equipment (ABE®) for aircraft harmonization on the AH-64D Apache Longbow® and CH-47F Chinook®helicopters. ABE is a gyro-stabilized, electro-optical angular measurement system designed to align aircraft subsystems. Under these new awards valued... Read more

UK confirms plan to deploy 'new' Chinooks to Afghanistan

UK confirms plan to deploy 'new' Chinooks to Afghanistan

16-Jan-2010Source: Flightglobal

The UK Royal Air Force has begun flying its first two of eight Boeing CH-47 Chinook HC3 transport helicopters, and says the type “will gradually join the routine rotation of aircraft through operational deployment in Afghanistan”... Read more

Fuji Heavy Industries to sue Japanese military over cancelled helicopters

Fuji Heavy Industries to sue Japanese military over cancelled helicopters

15-Jan-2010Source: Trading Markets

The decision will be made official by the company’s board in mid-January.... Read more

New Chinooks delivered after software problems led to 8 years storage

New Chinooks delivered after software problems led to 8 years storage

14-Jan-2010Source: BBC

The first of the Chinook Mk 3 helicopters bound for Afghanistan have arrived at a military base in Hampshire after an eight-year delay.... Read more

Boeing Awards AH-64D Apache Block III Work to Science Engineering Services in Huntsville

Boeing Awards AH-64D Apache Block III Work to Science Engineering Services in Huntsville

14-Jan-2010Source: Boeing

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has selected Science Engineering Services Inc. (SES) to perform disassembly, inspection and repair on AH-64D Apache helicopters in preparation for their upgrade to the Block III configuration. The program will create approximately 70 new positions for aviation and avionics mechanics, structural installers, and aviation quality inspectors within SES. “Boeing is... Read more

Further, faster, stronger – V-22 enhances battlefield capabilities

Further, faster, stronger – V-22 enhances battlefield capabilities

12-Jan-2010Source: USMC

The 40-year legacy of the CH-46 “Sea Knight” is built on stories of valor and heroism from Marines in combat missions around the world, but that era is coming to a close as the Marine Corps replaces the Sea Knight with it’s newest bird of prey, the MV-22 “Osprey.” In 2006, the Marine Corps became... Read more

Boeing Team Delivers 2 Osprey Trainers to US Marine Corps

Boeing Team Delivers 2 Osprey Trainers to US Marine Corps

11-Jan-2010Source: Bell-Boeing

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 11, 2010 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Bell Helicopter delivered two MV-22 Osprey Containerized Flight Training Devices (CFTD) to the U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in California in the last quarter of 2009. “Before the deliveries to Miramar, Marines would have to spend months at a time... Read more

Boeing CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Fielded by fifth US Army Unit

Boeing CH-47F Chinook Helicopter Fielded by fifth US Army Unit

5-Jan-2010Source: Boeing

Boeing announced that a fifth U.S. Army unit has fielded the CH-47F Chinook helicopter. The 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, based at Fort Campbell, Ky., completed all required training and officially assumed operation of 12 CH-47F Chinooks on Dec. 8. “I am proud of B Company for completing the CH-47F New Equipment Fielding and... Read more

BAE Systems Equips US Army Helicopters with Infrared Countermeasures

BAE Systems Equips US Army Helicopters with Infrared Countermeasures

24-Dec-2009Source: BAE Systems

BAE Systems has successfully installed the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures (ATIRCM) system on U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook aircraft.... Read more

Boeing Delivers first Mk3 Chinook to UK Royal Air Force

Boeing Delivers first Mk3 Chinook to UK Royal Air Force

21-Dec-2009Source: Boeing

Boeing have confirmed the Nov. 30 delivery of the first converted Chinook Mk3 helicopter to the Royal Air Force... Read more

Newest MV-22 trainer delivered to US Marine Corps

Newest MV-22 trainer delivered to US Marine Corps

18-Dec-2009Source: US Navy

The newest MV-22 Osprey flight trainer was delivered to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. Nov.16.  The fully self-contained, $8.6 million containerized flight training device (CFTD) is the second of four MV-22 trainers for fleet use at MCAS Miramar, Calif.... Read more

New Canadian Chinook Helicopters Will Be Based in Petawawa

New Canadian Chinook Helicopters Will Be Based in Petawawa

18-Dec-2009Source: Canadian Dept of National Defence

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, announced that Canada’s new fleet of 15 F-model Chinook helicopters will be based at Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, Ontario.... Read more

UK Defence Budget reprioritised to find money to buy 22 Chinooks for Afghanistan ops

UK Defence Budget reprioritised to find money to buy 22 Chinooks for Afghanistan ops

17-Dec-2009Source: RAF

The Ministry of Defence will give a major boost to the military helicopter fleet with 22 new Chinook helicopters, the Defence Secretary Bob Ainsworth announced today.... Read more

Schiebel and Boeing demo Camcopter for psychological operations role

Schiebel and Boeing demo Camcopter for psychological operations role

17-Dec-2009Source: Scheibel

Schiebel recently conducted, in cooperation with Boeing, a demonstration for the U.S. Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) at Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, integrating the CAMCOPTER® S-100 and ground unmanned systems for psychological operation missions in-theatre.... Read more

Turkey requests 12 CH-47F Chinooks

Turkey requests 12 CH-47F Chinooks

10-Dec-2009Source: DSCA

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress December 7 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey of 14 CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters, as well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 billion.... Read more

Multi National Force – West sees the last of the CH-47 Chinook

Multi National Force – West sees the last of the CH-47 Chinook

9-Dec-2009Source: US Marine Corps

The soldiers with Company B, 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment, took their last flight from Al Asad, Dec. 1, 2009. The eight Chinooks have moved to Talil, Iraq, in support of operations for Multi-National Division – South, where Company B, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, will put the aircraft to use.... Read more

V-22 makes combat debut in Afghanistan

V-22 makes combat debut in Afghanistan

8-Dec-2009Source: Start Telegram

The Marines are hoping to resuscitate the image of the MV-22 Osprey in Afghanistan, where the aircraft made its debut into major combat last Friday.... Read more

United Arab Emirates requests 16 CH-47F helicopters, spares etc

United Arab Emirates requests 16 CH-47F helicopters, spares etc

8-Dec-2009Source: DSCA

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab Emirates of 16 Chinook helicopters, and communication equipment, as well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $2.0 billion.... Read more

Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III Structures Test Aircraft Makes 1st Flight

Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III Structures Test Aircraft Makes 1st Flight

7-Dec-2009Source: Boeing

The Boeing AH-64D Apache Block III program has completed the first flight of its structures test aircraft. The test, conducted Nov. 23 in Mesa, demonstrated flight characteristics and handling maneuvers... Read more

UK Government considers ordering 30 Chinooks to deploy in Afghanistan

UK Government considers ordering 30 Chinooks to deploy in Afghanistan

1-Dec-2009Source: Telegraph

t is hoped to build up the Chinook fleet from the current 38 to about 70 allowing the possibility of almost doubling the numbers of aircraft currently in Afghanistan to 20.... Read more

Israel drops interest in V-22, eyes CH-53K evaluation

Israel drops interest in V-22, eyes CH-53K evaluation

16-Nov-2009Source: Flight Global

The Israeli air force has abandoned its evaluation of the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey and is instead showing interest in the capabilities of Sikorsky’s developmental CH-53K.... Read more

UAW union negotiates $3500 bonus for Boeing Philadelphia workers

UAW union negotiates $3500 bonus for Boeing Philadelphia workers

6-Nov-2009Source: UAW Local 1069

Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Company has notified the Union that your newly negotiated bonus checks in the amount of $3500.00 will be included in your November 5th, 2009 paycheck.... Read more

Boeing to Upgrade CV-22 Trainer With Virtual Reality Enhancements

Boeing to Upgrade CV-22 Trainer With Virtual Reality Enhancements

2-Nov-2009Source: Boeing

Boeing and Bell have received a contract from the U.S. Navy to upgrade the CV-22 Cabin Part Task Trainer with modifications including an Aircrew Flight Simulation that deploys a fused reality system that fuses video images with virtual reality. The upgrade will be delivered to Air Force Special Operations Command, 58th Training Squadron at Kirtland... Read more

Soldier deploys to Iraq to help field laser defense system for Chinook helicopters

Soldier deploys to Iraq to help field laser defense system for Chinook helicopters

29-Oct-2009Source: US Army

Laser technology is taking Chief Warrant Officer Cary Nadeau to Iraq for his fourth deployment in support of overseas contingency operations.  It’s a deployment that will give Nadeau the opportunity to show the Army’s Chinook pilots the benefits of new technology tested by the Redstone Test Center.... Read more

L-3 Wescam to Supply Boeing with Imaging Sensors for Canadian Forces Helicopter Program

L-3 Wescam to Supply Boeing with Imaging Sensors for Canadian Forces Helicopter Program

28-Oct-2009Source: RotorNews

The MX-15 EO/IR imaging turrets will be delivered to Boeing between the years 2011-2014, and will be installed on the Canadian Forces’ newly acquired Chinook Helicopters.... Read more

Boeing Submits Proposals to India for Apache and Chinook Helicopters

Boeing Submits Proposals to India for Apache and Chinook Helicopters

26-Oct-2009Source: Boeing

“Boeing believes the Apache and Chinook helicopters are the most capable and cost-effective rotorcraft to meet India’s defense and transport requirements,” said Vivek Lall, vice president and India country head for Boeing Integrated Defense Systems.... Read more

Boeing Delivers Two Apache Longbow Crew Trainers to US Army

Boeing Delivers Two Apache Longbow Crew Trainers to US Army

26-Oct-2009Source: Boeing

Boeing delivered two new Apache Longbow Crew Trainers (LCT) to the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas, and the Army declared the helicopter simulators “ready for training” on Sept. 4. These LCTs reflect the Apache Extended Block II configuration, ensuring concurrency with the latest AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter capabilities.... Read more

Morocco requests three CH-47D Chinooks

Morocco requests three CH-47D Chinooks

26-Oct-2009Source: DSCA

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of three CH-47D CHINOOK Helicopters and associated parts, equipment and logistical support for an estimated cost of $134 million... Read more

Boeing Completes Dutch Apache Industrial Cooperation Program

Boeing Completes Dutch Apache Industrial Cooperation Program

26-Oct-2009Source: Boeing

Boeing has successfully completed its industrial cooperation program for the AH-64D Apache Armed Helicopter Program for the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. This achievement, reached one year ahead of schedule and exceeding the reinvestment obligation, demonstrates the company’s continued success in meeting its industrial cooperation commitments.... Read more

MI-26 Recovers Dutch Chinook Helicopter in Afghanistan

MI-26 Recovers Dutch Chinook Helicopter in Afghanistan

16-Oct-2009Source: Defense Aerospace

The Netherlands hired an MI-26 Halo helicopter in Afghanistan today to recover a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter.... Read more

Boeing A160T Unmanned Helicopter Flies With Foliage-Penetrating Radar in DARPA Tests

Boeing A160T Unmanned Helicopter Flies With Foliage-Penetrating Radar in DARPA Tests

15-Oct-2009Source: Boeing

The Boeing A160T Hummingbird unmanned helicopter successfully completed 20 test flights from Aug. 31 to Oct. 8 with the Foliage Penetration Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Tracking and Engagement Radar (FORESTER). The tests, conducted at Fort Stewart, Ga., validated the radar-carrying A160T’s flight characteristics with more than 50 hours of flying time.... Read more

Boeing acquries second Unison bending machine for Chinook and Osprey production

Boeing acquries second Unison bending machine for Chinook and Osprey production

14-Oct-2009Source: Unison

It was installed at Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ rotorcraft manufacturing facility in Ridley Park on the outskirts of Philadelphia, to be used to fabricate hydraulic and fuel line components for CH/MH-47 Chinook helicopters, as well as for the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.... Read more

Boeing Wideband Networking Waveform, Apache Demonstrate Future Force Interoperability

Boeing Wideband Networking Waveform, Apache Demonstrate Future Force Interoperability

11-Oct-2009Source: Rotorhub

Two Boeing programs, the Wideband Networking Waveform (WNW) and the AH-64 Apache, participated in a successful integrated capabilities event this summer at the U.S. Army’s C4ISR On-The-Move (OTM) Event 09 at Fort Dix, N.J.... Read more

Boeing AH-6i Light Attack/Reconnaissance Helicopter Makes 1st Flight

Boeing AH-6i Light Attack/Reconnaissance Helicopter Makes 1st Flight

9-Oct-2009Source: Boeing

Boeing recently announced that the AH-6i light attack/reconnaissance helicopter successfully completed its first flight on Sept. 16, seven months after the company started work on the prototype aircraft. During the 36-minute flight at the Boeing Rotorcraft Systems facility in Mesa, Ariz., the helicopter demonstrated its flight characteristics and several handling maneuvers.... Read more

Longbow Fire Control Radar Block III Passes Testing Milestone

Longbow Fire Control Radar Block III Passes Testing Milestone

6-Oct-2009Source: Northrop Grumman

The new LONGBOW Fire Control Radar Block III system hardware and operational software successfully completed the first half of initial flight tests on an AH-64D Apache attack helicopter. The U.S. Army conducted the tests at the Yuma Proving Grounds in southern Arizona.... Read more

AgustaWestland Awarded Apache Integrated Operational Support Contract

AgustaWestland Awarded Apache Integrated Operational Support Contract

6-Oct-2009Source: AgustaWestland

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce the award of the Apache Integrated Operational Support contract by the UK Ministry of Defence to meet the Apache Attack Helicopter Future Support Arrangements requirement. The contract valued at £439 million (€480 million), for the initial period to March 2014... Read more

Helicopter clause in Pennsylvania tax bill tied to promise of jobs

Helicopter clause in Pennsylvania tax bill tied to promise of jobs

6-Oct-2009Source: Philly.com

Even as state officials scramble for new sources of revenue to help balance the beleaguered budget, they are coalescing behind a plan to add this item to the long list of Pennsylvania products exempted from the state sales tax: Helicopters.... Read more

ATK Awarded $25 Million Contract Option For AH-64D Ammunition

ATK Awarded $25 Million Contract Option For AH-64D Ammunition

6-Oct-2009Source: ATK

Alliant Techsystems has been awarded a $25 million contract option to provide lightweight (LW) 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) tactical ammunition for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Contracting Center, Rock Island, Ill., awarded the contract.... Read more

Goodrich to Provide Low Cost Enhanced Digital Electronic Engine Control Unit for Black Hawk and Apache

Goodrich to Provide Low Cost Enhanced Digital Electronic Engine Control Unit for Black Hawk and Apache

6-Oct-2009Source: Goodrich

Goodrich Corporation will equip GE T700 engines powering Sikorsky H-60 Black Hawk, Jayhawk and Seahawk model helicopters for the U.S. Army, Coast Guard and Navy, as well as Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters for the U.S. Army, with a new low cost enhanced digital electronic control unit (EDECU).... Read more

Boeing offer is "completely unacceptable", says union

Boeing offer is "completely unacceptable", says union

3-Oct-2009Source: UAW Local 1069

“The company has finally given your bargaining team their proposal.  Your Union Leadership is reviewing this offer in its entirety.  The offer is completely unacceptable.  There are no other words or descriptions necessary.  It is evident that your employer is unwilling to recognize your hard work and dedication with equity.”... Read more

UK Army Apache Helicopters Conduct Maritime Aviation Training

UK Army Apache Helicopters Conduct Maritime Aviation Training

3-Oct-2009Source: Royal Navy

2 Apache helicopters from 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, based at Wattisham, have been conducting maritime aviation training in the North Sea.  The aircrew, recently returned from operations in Afghanistan, were onboard HMS Ocean learning to operate their aircraft from the busy flight deck of the Royal Navy’s largest warship.... Read more

Dutch Cougar transport helicopters take over from Chinooks in Afghanistan

Dutch Cougar transport helicopters take over from Chinooks in Afghanistan

1-Oct-2009Source: Defpro

Five Cougar transport helicopters of the Dutch Armed Forces take over transportations tasks from Chinooks deployed to Afghanistan. An Antonov cargo aircraft successive brought the helicopters to Kandahar Airfield during the past weeks... Read more

Major Helicopter Purchase Lands Important Work in Canada

Major Helicopter Purchase Lands Important Work in Canada

25-Sep-2009Source: Industry Canada

Mark Warawa, Member of Parliament for Langley, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, today announced that The Boeing Company has awarded a contract to Avcorp Industries Inc. for the nose enclosure and sub-assemblies in support of 400 Boeing CH-147 Chinook helicopters, including 15 Boeing CH-147 Chinook helicopters purchased by the Government... Read more

Heroux-Devtek to manufacture landing gear for Boeing's Chinook

Heroux-Devtek to manufacture landing gear for Boeing's Chinook

25-Sep-2009Source: Heroux-Devtek

Héroux-Devtek announced that its Landing Gear Division has signed an MOU with Boeing to manufacture the landing gear for the CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopter, including the CH-147 as it is known for the Canadian Forces.... Read more

Vector Aerospace announces new contract with Boeing

Vector Aerospace announces new contract with Boeing

25-Sep-2009Source: Vector Aerospace

The work is part of the UK military’s investment in Chinook helicopters to enable them to operate more effectively in Afghanistan and bring the entire fleet to a common configuration standard.... Read more

£408M upgrade for RAF Chinooks in Afghanistan

£408M upgrade for RAF Chinooks in Afghanistan

24-Sep-2009Source: Rotorhub

This upgrade will include a £128m contract which will give the whole Chinook fleet a significant boost by fitting a more powerful engine, enabling the Chinooks to operate more effectively in the hot summers and high altitudes of Afghanistan.... Read more

Honeywell's Spectra(R) Fiber Strengthens Rope Used by U.S. Military in V-22 Operations

Honeywell's Spectra(R) Fiber Strengthens Rope Used by U.S. Military in V-22 Operations

24-Sep-2009Source: Honeywell

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that rope using its super-strength, lightweight Spectra(R) fiber is being used by the U.S. military in fast rope insertion operations. Spectra fiber is a key component of Novabraid(TM) Fast Rope, a high-performance rope made by Canada-based Novatec Braids Ltd. and currently being used... Read more

Contract talks begin at Boeing’s Ridley plant

Contract talks begin at Boeing’s Ridley plant

18-Sep-2009Source: Boeing

The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and the United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America, United Aerospace Workers (UAW) Local 1069 today began formal negotiations for a new contract covering the 1,789 UAW-represented employees at the Boeing Rotorcraft Systems facility near Philadelphia. Informal negotiations, including sub-committee meetings, have been ongoing since mid-August.... Read more

Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Team Completes First Guided Test Flights

Talon Laser-Guided Rocket Team Completes First Guided Test Flights

14-Sep-2009Source: Raytheon

Raytheon Company and Emirates Advanced Investments completed the first guided test flights of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket. The TALON LGR rounds hit a 1.5 meter square target during both tests, exceeding accuracy requirements at ranges of 3.7 km and 5 km... Read more

Boeing to spend $130M to modernize Chinook factory

Boeing to spend $130M to modernize Chinook factory

11-Sep-2009Source: Philly.com

Revenues for the Chicago-based company in 2008 topped $60 billion. Its global workforce is more than 150,000 people. And if you drive along I-95 in Delaware County, the Boeing Rotorcraft complex sprawls over 364 acres between the highway and the Delaware River.... Read more

Bell Boeing proposes V-22 for US Army's 'Golden Hour' fleet

Bell Boeing proposes V-22 for US Army's 'Golden Hour' fleet

11-Sep-2009Source: FlightGlobal

Bell Boeing has formally proposed the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor for what the joint venture believes is an emerging US Army requirement for a speedy aircraft to perform the medical evacuation mission.... Read more

UK MoD refuses to reopen inquiry into 1994 Chinook crash

UK MoD refuses to reopen inquiry into 1994 Chinook crash

4-Sep-2009Source: Telegraph

The disaster over the Mull of Kintyre, in which 25 of the top MI5, Army and RUC Special Branch officers combating terrorism in Northern Ireland were lo;;ed, has been blamed on the “gross negligence” of the pilots.  But a document obtained by The Daily Telegraph indicated that those in charge of RAF helicopter safety gave... Read more

New twist for South Korea's attack helicopter acquisition plan

New twist for South Korea's attack helicopter acquisition plan

3-Sep-2009Source: Korea Times

South Korea’s attack helicopter acquisition plan has had a fresh twist, as military authorities here appear to give second thoughts about the purchase of refurbished U.S. Apache helicopters and instead give an idea of building indigenous attack helicopters the benefit of the doubt.... Read more

BAE Systems establish new hangars to support military aviation needs in Northern Australia

BAE Systems establish new hangars to support military aviation needs in Northern Australia

2-Sep-2009Source: BAE Systems

The Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science officially opened the company’s new, purpose built hangars at Townsville Airport. The facility, built at a cost of $10 million, is the home of BAE Systems’ support program for the Australian Army’s Black Hawk and Chinook helicopter fleets, and provides employment for 140 people.... Read more

Second British Chinook helicopter deliberately destroyed in Afghanistan

Second British Chinook helicopter deliberately destroyed in Afghanistan

2-Sep-2009Source: Rotorhub

A British Chinook helicopter was deliberately destroyed by ISAF Forces at 1605 local time having sustained damage on landing approximately 10km East of Sangin at 0530 this morning, Sunday 30 August 2009.... Read more

Ex-employees of Boeing Mesa can sue for discrimination

Ex-employees of Boeing Mesa can sue for discrimination

1-Sep-2009Source: East Valley Tribune

A federal appeals court has given the go-ahead for two former employees of Boeing at its Mesa plant to sue the company for discrimination.... Read more

30-Aug-09 ZA673 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

30-Aug-09 ZA673 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

30-Aug-2009

30-Aug-09 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan... Read more

New vice president of Boeing’s Chinook helicopter appointed

New vice president of Boeing’s Chinook helicopter appointed

27-Aug-2009Source: Kansas.com

Boeing Wichita’s Leanne Caret has a big change ahead of her. Caret is leaving Wichita, where she’s served as general manager of the global transport and executive systems operations.... Read more

19-Aug-09 ZA709 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

19-Aug-09 ZA709 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan

19-Aug-2009

19-Aug-09 Boeing CH-47 Sangin, Helmand Province, Afghanistan... Read more

Honeywell to Provide New T55 Engines for UK's Chinook Fleet

Honeywell to Provide New T55 Engines for UK's Chinook Fleet

14-Aug-2009Source: Honeywell

Beginning next year, Honeywell will begin fitting U.K. Chinooks with its upgraded 55-L-714A engine that increases power by 17%, increases maintenance intervals and reduces fuel consumption by nearly 5 percent... Read more

Boeing and Schiebel to Pursue UAS Opportunities in With Camcopter S-100

Boeing and Schiebel to Pursue UAS Opportunities in With Camcopter S-100

12-Aug-2009Source: http://boeing.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=786

The Boeing Company and Schiebel Industries AG of Austria today announced they have signed a teaming agreement to pursue marketing and support opportunities for Schiebel’s S-100 CAMCOPTER... Read more

Boeing to Demonstrate A160T Unmanned Cargo Aircraft for US Marine Corps

Boeing to Demonstrate A160T Unmanned Cargo Aircraft for US Marine Corps

12-Aug-2009Source: Boeing

The Boeing Company received a $500,000 contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory on Aug. 5 to demonstrate the company’s A160T (YMQ-18A) Hummingbird for the Marines’ Immediate Cargo Unmanned Aerial System Demonstration Program.... Read more

Egypt requests six CH-47D Chinooks

Egypt requests six CH-47D Chinooks

11-Aug-2009Source: DSCA

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