BIRD Aerosystems AMPS

BIRD Aerosystems will provide additional Airborne Missile Protection Systems to the UN Air Operations

BIRD Aerosystems, the leading developer of Airborne Missile Protection Systems (AMPS) and Special Mission Aircraft Solutions (ASIO), has received an order for additional AMPS systems...
Boeing’s new AH-64E Guardian

Decision Time

The decision to discard the Airbus Helicopters/Eurocopter EC-665 Tiger-ARH (Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter) gunship announced in the Australian government’s Defence White Paper this February has...

Blue Thunder Over London

In response to the 2nd June acts of political violence in London, the Blue Thunder unit of the British Army’s Special Air Service (SAS)...

Boeing Chinook Block II Program Moves to Final Assembly

Boeing and the U.S. Army celebrated a major CH-47F Block II program milestone with the loading of the first engineering and manufacturing development (EMD)...
VIPER

US Army’s VIPER Lab Gears Up for Future Vertical Lift

In December 2020, the US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM), part of the Army Research Laboratory, initiated a Vehicle Innovative Powertrain Experimental Research...
Bell's V-280 Valor

FLRAA and FARA – Procurement With a Difference

The US Army is on track to ensure that the two platforms that emerge from the Future Vertical Lift concept - FLRAA and FARA...

CAE joins Boeing H-47 Chinook team for German heavy-lift helicopter competition

CAE Elektronik GmbH announced that it has signed a teaming agreement with Boeing to support the H-47 Chinook helicopter being offered for the German...
The Lockheed Martin F-16

Poland’s Diverse Military Air Requirements

Poland’s Air Force acquisition programmes that strive to replace Soviet-era airframes with NATO compatible ones have suffered from frequent delays due to funding and...

Afghan Air Force Failed to Turn Up – On Many Occasions

The failure of the best resourced and trained branch of the Afghan armed forces, the Afghan Air force, contributed to the Taliban's rapid victory...
Mi-171A2-helicopter

Russian Helicopters Begins Certification of Mi-171A2 Helicopter in Brazil

The Russian Helicopters holding company, part of State Corporation Rostec, and the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsia) have delivered technical and operational documentation for...

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