The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Australia of twelve MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $985 million. The 'Romeos' would likely replace the six MRH90 'Taipan' currently in-service with the Royal Australian Navy.
Tag Archives : Helicopter
30 Aug 2021
Taiwan's government has approved the 2022 national defense budget. The total defense budget for 2022 is estimated to be NT$372.6 billion (US$13.34 billion), a 3% increase from 2021.
22 Jul 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard short range recovery helicopter program delivered CGNR 6596 to Air Station Miami July 12. With this delivery, 25 Dolphin helicopters have been converted to the “E” configuration, and four facilities have transitioned to the upgraded aircraft.
20 Jul 2021
Leonardo announced that the Polish Navy’s first AW101 (ZR285) helicopter achieved its first flight on July 19, at the Company’s site in Yeovil.
18 Jul 2021
The Indian Navy accepted the first two of its MH-60R Maritime Helicopters from the U.S. Navy in a ceremony held at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego on 16 Jul 2021.
08 Jul 2021
The U.S. Coast Guard ordered five additional new MH-60T hulls from Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation of Stratford, Connecticut, on July 6, 2021, to support the service’s ongoing service life extension of its original fleet of 45 MH-60Ts.
06 Jul 2021
From May 18 to May 20, the French armament procurement agency (Direction Générale de l'Armement - DGA) and the French Navy (Marine Nationale) conducted a test and experimentation campaign for automatic opening jump from an NH90 NFH (Nato Frigate Helicopter).
16 Jun 2021
The induction ceremony of ‘322 Dega Flight’ was held in the presence of Vice Adm Ajendra Bahadur Singh, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command (ENC) with three indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopters (ALH) MK III helicopters flying into Naval Air Station, INS Dega on June 7.
14 Jun 2021
At a ceremony on its Philadelphia campus and under the backdrop of the Stars and Stripes, Leonardo officially delivered the first TH-73A training helicopter to the U.S. Navy earlier on June 2021.