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Turkish helicopter programme on-track Turkey’s T-129 attack helicopter programme, which is being co-produced with AgustaWestland, is not in danger of being axed despite technical issues, a senior defence official said recently. Since acquiring nine T129s in 2012, ca...
Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has been awarded a 10-year, $640M (CAN) support services contract for the Canadian Forces CH146 Griffon fleet.
Speaking at the 9th Annual International Military Helicopter Conference in London, last week, Andy Grey, the Helicopter Project Officer at the European Defence Agency (EDA) revealed new initiatives by the defence agency to increase the number of military helicopters a...
Already the world largest arms importer, India plans to continue its vast investment by spending around $100 billion on upgrading its military hardware and infrastructure over the next decade. India is acquiring military kit across all three domains but the helicop...
In this global overview we take a look at the key updates from the military helicopter industry from the last few weeks and months… UNITED STATES
Last month's announcement from the British government that it would be adding to its military helicopter fleet with 22 new Chinooks was one that many had been waiting for. The issue of air support is one which has remained a major topic of debate surrounding the war...
19 Aug 10 Helicopters are crucial to the success of operations in Helmand, and, from medical evacuation and troop movement to resupply and ground attack, the men and women of the Joint Helicopter Force do it all. Report by Sharon Kean.
A NATO bomber was forced to destroy a Chinook helicopter in Afghanistan to keep it out of Taliban hands after the enemy attacked the aircraft late August. British forces in charge of the Chinook had to make an emergency landing and were lucky to escape with their liv...
In this edition of The week that was, Defence IQ gives you a snap-shot of all the news in the military helicopter world over the last few weeks.
As Swedish Armed Forces prepare to redeploy again to Afghanistan in April 2013, the commander of the Helicopter Wing is set to meet with military peers at Defence IQ’s International Military Helicopter event in January to discuss the acquisition of UH-60M Black Hawks...
View this map to browse the latest demands and requirements across the international military helicopter domain, as well as the latest senior officers and subject matter experts joining the IMH conference panel. Ahead of the International Military Helicopter (IMH) e...
With a lucrative deal at stake, two helicopter giants are playing to win – but is there much between them?
Download this interactive PDF to view our update on some of the most interesting ongoing helicopter procurement and development programmes around the world today - including heavy investment in India and the US, and interesting developments in North Africa and Latin A...
In early December, government ministers are set to announce a radical re-structuring of the UK’s helicopter procurement, organisation and basing plans in a new military helicopter roadmap called "Vision 2020," which might result in the termination of EH101 Merlin deve...
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