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Airbus Helicopters selects Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power H135

Airbus-H135
Airbus Helicopters announced its selection of the Pratt & Whitney PW206B3 engine to power the Airbus H135 IFR-certified helicopter the company is proposing for the U.S. Navy helicopter trainer replacement. Company officials made the announcement at the 2019 Heli-Expo industry trade show in Atlanta....

Ukraine signs order for the new H145

H145
The Ukrainian Ministry of Interior has taken the decision to change eight of its ten H145s on order to the five-bladed upgrade that was revealed at Heli-Expo. “We are extremely proud to be offering the law enforcement agency of Ukraine with such a high...

Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

H-225M
The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicopters equipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability. “I am thankful for...

Serbia receives first out of nine H145Ms

Airbus-Helicopters
The Serbian Minister of Defence Aleksandar Vulin visited the Airbus Helicopters Donauwörth site to accept the first H145M for the Serbian Air Force. In December, two H145Ms will be delivered to the Serbian Ministry of Interior. Altogether, Serbia will receive nine H145Ms, earmarked for...

Schiebel and Airbus Helicopters achieve historic manned unmanned teaming

In a groundbreaking demonstration on 17 April 2018, Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER® S-100 Unmanned Air System (UAS) and Airbus Helicopters’ manned H145 successfully completed a series of Manned UnManned Teaming (MUM-T) flights. Level 5 interoperability was achieved by providing the user onboard the manned aircraft with...

RUAS progress increases Maritime Relevance

As Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) have improved in terms of range and load capability, they have moved into the tactical sphere encompassed by naval needs for Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA). The utility and cost of acquiring and deploying unmanned aerial systems (UAS) is witnessing...

Safran Continues Support of the U.S. Army with Contracts for UH-72A Lakotas

The United States Army has awarded two contracts to Airbus Helicopters, Inc. to deliver a total of 51 UH-72A Lakotas, on which Safran Electronics & Defense, Avionics USA, LLC supplies critical avionics systems. The awards came in two contracts with the initial award for 35...

Bruno Even Appointed CEO of Airbus Helicopters

Airbus SE has appointed Bruno Even, 49, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airbus Helicopters, effective 1 April 2018. He will report to Airbus CEO Tom Enders and join the company’s Executive Committee. Bruno Even comes to Airbus from Safran where he was CEO of...

The Great Escape

The USAF’s HH-60G Pave Hawk CSAR helicopter
Although still considered a niche capability, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) is being employed by a growing number of armed forces worldwide, who recognise the importance that such an asset can play in getting their personnel out of danger when things go wrong. CSAR traces...

Preparing For Battle

small arms training systems
Alongside their reliance on ever-improving technology, individual soldiers need to be trained in an environment where the vast majority of the fighting takes place in built up areas with actions often occurring at squad, or even individual levels. As Frédéric Chamaud and Colonel Pierre Santoni...

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