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Bell award $55M for support of Iraq helicopters

Bell award $55M for support of Iraq helicopters

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, was awarded a $55,600,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee foreign military sales contract (Iraq) for technical advice and maintenance and logistics support for maintenance and logistics for Bell aircraft. Work will be performed in Iraq with an estimated completion date of Aug. 7, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 15-Jul-15

12-Dec-14 Eurocopter EC635T2+ Samarra, Iraq (2F)

Reported shot down by Islamic State group militants

12-Dec-14

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27-Aug-14 Mil Mi-8 Tikrit, Iraq

A helicopter from the Iraqi Air Force was allegedly shot down north of Tikrit by ISIS insurgents

27-Aug-14

12-Aug-14 Mil Mi-17 Sinjar, Iraq (1F)

Helicopter was involved in evacuating people in a humanitarian emergency situation in northern Iraq.  Crashed – killing the pilot (reported as “Majed”) – possibly due to overloading. Those on board included Yazidi member of parliament, Vian Dakheel New York Times reporter Alissa Rubin – see story Australian photographer Adam Ferguson, freelancing for the New York… Read more »

12-Aug-14

02-Oct-13 Baiji, Iraq (4F)

Unidentified militants shot down a military helicopter in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing all four crew members, police sources said.

02-Oct-13

Iraq requests twelve Bell 412EP for SAR

Iraq requests twelve Bell 412EP for SAR

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Iraq of 12 Bell 412 EP helicopters and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $300 million. The Government of Iraq has requested a possible sale of 12 Bell 412 EP helicopters equipped with Star… Read more »

Source: DSCA, 31-Jul-13

Bell awarded support agreement for Iraqi Bell 407s

Bell awarded support agreement for Iraqi Bell 407s

NOTE – We are running the Bell press release verbatim below.  Bell issued their press release on 13th April, but HeliHub.com had already run the story on 9th April…. Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), was awarded a contract by US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Alabama  for the procurement of contractor logistics support… Read more »

Source: Bell, 15-Apr-12

Bell awarded $15M to support 30 Iraqi Bell 407s

Bell awarded $15M to support 30 Iraqi Bell 407s

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $15,361,430 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of contractor logistics support for 30 Bell 407 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Al Taji, Iraq, and Piney Flats, Tenn., with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2013.  One bid was solicited, with… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 09-Apr-12

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L-3 Wescam awarded $21M contract for FLIR installation on Iraqi Bell 407s

L-3 Wescam awarded $21M contract for FLIR installation on Iraqi Bell 407s

L-3 Communications EO/IR, Inc., Santa Rosa, Calif., was awarded on May 27 a $21,211,282 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of 22 MX-15Di forward looking infrared radar sensors with laser designator for installation on Iraqi Armed 407 helicopters.  Work will be performed in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Burlington, Ontario, Canada, with an… Read more »

Source: US DoD, 12-Jun-11

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American and Iraqi pilots fly together: MEDEVAC training mission builds partnerships

American and Iraqi pilots fly together: MEDEVAC training mission builds partnerships

CAMP TAJI, Iraq – Two U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk utility helicopters flew in formation with two Iraqi Air Force helicopters during May on a joint medical evacuation training mission, serving to build rapport and partnerships between the two militaries. The mission allowed the pilots and crews from the two militaries to better understand each… Read more »

Source: US Army, 07-Jun-11

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Donaldson inlet barrier filters help improve Iraqi B407 performance and reliability

Donaldson inlet barrier filters help improve Iraqi B407 performance and reliability

Donaldson Aerospace & Defense, a division of Donaldson Company, Inc. (NYSE: DCI), will provide Inlet Barrier Filter (IBF) systems and avionics bay filtration for new Bell 407 Trainers and Armed Scout Helicopters. The rotorcraft are being deployed to help increase the effectiveness of Iraq’s Security Forces. A significant aspect of the transition to full Iraqi… Read more »

Source: Donaldson, 08-Apr-11

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721st AEAS airmen continue Iraqi mentoring

721st AEAS airmen continue Iraqi mentoring

TAJI — As part of American efforts in Iraq to continue strengthening a long-term partnership, Airmen assigned to the 721st Air Expeditionary Advisory Squadron train, advise and assist the Iraqi Army Aviation Command with all helicopter operations here. “The air advisors are applying their technical skill and knowledge in a whole new way, and it’s… Read more »

Source: US Forces - Iraq, 05-Jan-11

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28-Jul-10 Serial TBA Mil Mi-17 Karbala, Iraq (5F)

28-Jul-10

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Iraqi Air Force helicopter medevac system reaches major milestone

BAGHDAD – The Iraqi Air Force helicopter medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) system reached a major milestone March 7 as parliamentary elections were underway. For the first time an Iraqi MEDEVAC crew was there to provide point-of-injury care at the scene of a medical emergency. Since its rebirth in late 2004, the Iraqi Air Force had used… Read more »

Source: United States Forces - Iraq, 14-Mar-10

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Iraqi Air Force Expands Deployment of Guardian Mobility Tracking Services

At Helitech today, in booth FTE 1717, Guardian Mobility announced the Iraqi Air Force has expanded its deployment of Guardian aircraft tracking solutions for its air fleet. It added an additional 60 aircraft, for a total of more than 125 aircraft – both fixed wing and helicopters

Source: Guardian Mobility, 22-Sep-09

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U.S. Army to supply 22 Mi-17CT helicopters to Iraqi Armed Forces

Source: DefPro, 31-Mar-09

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US Army buys first 3 Bell 407s for Iraqi Air Force

Source: Flightglobal, 21-Feb-09

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