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October 1, 2015, 9:08 AM

U.S. Army Issues Request for Improved Turbine Engine Design

The service will award 'up to two' contracts for a two-year preliminary design phase of the engine planned for Apache and Blackhawk helicopters.

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flight training devices
Jun 5, 2015 - 7:42 AM
OEM AgustaWestland selected the Canadian company on behalf of the Royal Navy and Marines. Lockheed Martin gets Chinook training contract.
Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demomstrator
Jun 5, 2015 - 7:22 AM
The MIDCAS project sponsored by the EDA used an Alenia Aermacchi Sky-Y demonstrator UAV in flight trials against conflicting traffic.
Northrop Grumman OpenPod
Jun 4, 2015 - 9:39 AM
Months after Lockheed Martin unveiled its 'Legion Pod,' Northrop Grumman introduces a new sensor pod with infrared search and track system.
Thales ballistic missile graphic
Jun 4, 2015 - 7:48 AM
A subscale demonstrator of Europe’s first BMEWS is nearly ready for testing.
Sikorsky S-97 Raider
Jun 2, 2015 - 1:08 PM
Prototype is representative of a multimission, high-speed helicopter for the U.S. Army, manufacturer says.
May 28, 2015 - 3:47 PM
The German army and Thai navy are the first customers for the military version of the EC145 T2 (now H145) twin
Brazilian A-4 upgrade by Embraer.
May 28, 2015 - 3:28 PM
New lease of life for venerable combat jet that fits on country’s sole aircraft carrier
Royal Navy Merlin helicopter
May 28, 2015 - 2:38 PM
Royal Navy Merlin Rotorcraft fleet to be re-equipped.
F-35 ALIS system display
May 27, 2015 - 4:45 PM
The Prognostics and Health Management downlink has been deferred for later development, according to the F-35 Joint Program Office.
Boeing AH-6 Little Bird
May 26, 2015 - 2:28 PM
The manufacturer will start production in Mesa, Ariz., for international AH-6i light attack helicopters the Saudi National Guard requires.