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May 20, 2019, 11:19 AM

Russian Helicopters Keeps Low Profile at HeliRussia’2019

The Russian manufacturer has experienced a downturn in sales, but now has an order for 100 Mi-28NMs.

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Vladimir Putin on ramp
May 20, 2019 - 11:19 AM
The Russian manufacturer has experienced a downturn in sales, but now has an order for 100 Mi-28NMs.
Grach
May 20, 2019 - 10:45 AM
Belarus is expanding its defense industry capabilities, introducing a new drone and a counter-UAS jammer.
May 20, 2019 - 9:19 AM
The FAA has issued new special security instructions regarding UAS operations near U.S. Navy assets.
May 16, 2019 - 3:23 AM
While it has been acknowledged that the Sukhoi Su-57 has some way to go before fully entering service, the order for the VKS is being increased
King Aerospace execs
May 13, 2019 - 11:39 AM
King Aerospace will launch aircraft maintenance and support operations May 17 for the nuclear watchdog’s fleet of 737 and DC-9 “Combi” aircraft.
Tu-95MSM
May 13, 2019 - 10:57 AM
Russia's missile industry is developing new air-launched weapons to equip the recently upgraded Tu-95MSM and Tu-160M strategic bombers.
BriteCloud
May 13, 2019 - 10:27 AM
Leonardo's active jamming decoy is to be tested on U.S. F-16s and, if successful, could be adopted fleetwide to improve the aircraft's defenses.
F-35A
May 11, 2019 - 4:38 AM
Early F-35s are to be assigned to an aggressor squadron to permit the replication of potential fifth-generation threat types.
Skeldar V-200
May 10, 2019 - 12:31 PM
Qinetiq will provide and operate UMS Skeldar V-200 UAVs aboard Royal Canadian Navy ships, as well as support land special operations forces
Boeing/Saab T-X
May 8, 2019 - 11:47 AM
Saab will undertake its share of T-X manufacture at a new facility to be built at West Lafayette, Indiana