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The Bell 412EPI twin was preferred to the new H160 from Airbus Helicopters to replace UH-1J utility helicopters.
The Army is shedding more than 300 helicopters as it transitions to a twin-engine fleet.
The first pilots and mechanics, plus the initial logistics chain, was set up in only six months.
The manufacturer will absorb an after-tax charge of $536 million due to 'higher estimated engineering and manufacturing costs' of tanker.
The Kawasaki P-1 was flown to the UK’s premier airshow, but is an unlikely contender for that country’s maritime aircraft requirement.
The manufacturer expects an Army contract decision later this year leading to low-rate initial production of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.
Resubmitted package favors Lockheed Martin to upgrade 134 fighters, replacing earlier solution offered by BAE Systems.
The more powerful Ka-52K was shown with Kh-35 and Kh-38 anti-ship missiles.
European company will partner with the Mahindra Group to compete with American and Russian OEMs for hundreds of orders.
The U.S. Navy awarded the joint venture a $332.5 million contract modification to deliver five MV-22 Osprey tiltotors.