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ADEX 2019: Russia offers Ka-32 upgrades for Korea

Rostec State Corporation has offered to upgrade South Korea’s fleet of Kamov Ka-32 ‘Helix’ multirole medium rotorcraft, Russian Helicopters reported on 14 October. Announced at the Seoul International Aerospace and Defence Exhibition (ADEX), the...

Bell 360 Invictus helicopter makes public debut

Bell, part of American conglomerate Textron, displayed mock-up of its new rotorcraft, Bell 360 Invictus, during the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) National Conference. “The Bell 360 will deliver advanced battlefield situational...

U.S. Army’s Chinook to receive improved T55 engine

Diversified manufacturer Honeywell said Monday that it is finalizing a new and improved T55 engine to power the U.S. Army’s Chinook helicopters. The newest upgrade for the legendary T55 will offer over 20% more...

Sikorsky discloses Raider X development

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has disclosed the development of an advanced coaxial helicopter, which it is offering for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft-Competitive Prototype (FARA-CP) procurement. Sikorsky...

Sikorsky discloses Raider X development

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin, has disclosed the development of an advanced coaxial helicopter, which it is offering for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft-Competitive Prototype (FARA-CP) procurement. Sikorsky...

Survey Says: MilCom Networks Are Fragile, Outdated

Those polled said that resiliency and cyber protection are the two most valued requirements for future milcom systems. The survey also found that there is widespread agreement that the current acquisition systems in place...

Raider-X: Sikorsky’s Supersized S-97 For Army Scout

Sikorsky says their Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft design will fly faster, with bigger weapons, than archrival Bell’s. Bell says theirs will be cheaper and more reliable. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Air)

1st UK Fighter Jets Land Onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

Flown by Royal Navy and Royal Air Force pilots, the Lightning jets are embarking in the 65,000 tonne carrier to conduct operational trials off the East Coast of the USA. This follows successful developmental...

Snowbird 5 crashes at airshow in Atlanta

Snowbird 5, Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, was forced to eject on Oct. 13 when his jet went down while getting ready to perform in Atlanta. His wife, Capt. Sarah Dallaire, happens to be Snowbird 2....

Poland unveils Technical Modernization Plan for 2021–35

Polish Minister of National Defence Mariusz Błaszczak signed the new Technical Modernization Plan for 2021–35 (PMT) on 10 October. “PLN524 billion, or USD133 billion, will be spent on new equipment and armaments,” Błaszczak announced....

More details emerge about China’s Z-20 helicopter

Chinese state-owned media have released more details about the Z-20 helicopter operated by the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF). Reports by the Global Times newspaper highlighted that the engines installed in the Z-20...

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