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Lockheed Martin and Sikorsky have landed $730 million of new work in one day through Navair contracts for 10 new “Romeo” and King Stallion helicopters.
Following an unhappy experience with the Dhruv, the FAE is receiving H145s equipped for military, search and rescue, and disaster relief operations.
The FAA has approved an STC for a Genesys Aerosystems avionics suite upgrade for the Black Hawk helicopter.
The long-range missile and multi-spectral reconnaissance pod would both enhance Taiwan’s ability to conduct operations against mainland China.
The new advanced trainer is initially aimed at a Spanish air force requirement for a lead-in fighter trainer.
The team tasked with engineering the UK’s FCAS are concentrating on technology and capability development ahead of finalizing platform design.
Sweden’s government is planning a major increase in the defense budget that will see the air force keeping JAS 39Cs in service for at least a decade.
Japan’s Self-Defense Force is requesting funding to increase the effectiveness of its air defenses in the light of North Korea bolstering its firepower.
The final ten NH90 TTHs helicopters on order for the French army will be delivered to a new standard optimized for special forces support.
The HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier is currently at sea in Europe’s largest exercise, with UK and U.S. Marine Corps F-35B fighters on board.