Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) handed over three Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH MK III) to the Indian Navy and two ALHs to the Indian Coast Guard.
Tag Archives : Helicopter
01 Feb 2021
The US Department of Defense began an effort to replace the US Navy’s MH-60S/R Seahawk helicopters and MQ-8B/C Fire Scout UAVs.
12 Jan 2021
The US Coast Guard short range recovery helicopter program within the past month delivered four MH-65E helicopters: three to Air Station Port Angeles, Washington, and one to Aviation Training Center Mobile, Alabama.
06 Jan 2021
The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) received an H125 light helicopter, the first of a five-unit contract signed in 2019 with Airbus Helicopters. The rotorcraft landed on December 22 at the “Torquemada” Naval Air Base.
18 Oct 2020
Thales unveiled a new ultra compact airborne surveillance radar. With a 30% lower SWaP (size, weight and power) than the other radars in its class, the new AirMaster C is compatible with more aircraft sizes and types, including naval drones, MALE UAVs, ISR aircrafts and helicopters.
09 Sep 2020
Babcock France, an engineering firm that provides support services for government strategic forces, has selected the new-generation Euroflir™410 optronic (electro-optical) system from Safran Electronics & Defense as part of the contract awarded by French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) to provide four H160 helicopters to the French Navy for a period of ten years.
25 Aug 2020
Russian Helicopters holding company (part of the Rostecstate corporation) has signed a contract with the Russian Ministry of Defense for the development of a modern shipborne helicopter.
04 Jul 2020
US Navy's instructor pilot training for the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) began in June with the first two instructor pilots from Training Air Wing (TAW) 5 getting classroom and hands-on experience at the AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) facility in Philadelphia.
29 Jun 2020
The CH-53K King Stallion completed a two-week period of sea trials in the Atlantic earlier this month. This was the first opportunity to see the aircraft working in a modern naval environment.
15 May 2020
India becomes the latest country to add the MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopter to its fleet. The U.S. Navy announced a $905 million contract to Lockheed Martin (Sikorsky) for 21 "Romeo" helicopters for the Indian Navy.