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Saab’s Helicopter 15 Support and Maintenance Contract is Prolonged

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 9, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: commons.wikimedia.org The photo shows a HKP 15 (Agusta A109). On the 6th July 2018 Saab announced that its Helicopter 15 (HKP 15) support and maintenance contract has been prolonged for the years 2020 and 2021 by FMV – the Swedish Defence Materiel…

Hungary Will Acquire 20 H145Ms from Airbus

(DONAUWÖRTH, Germany (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 3, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: Airbus / The photo shows a H145M equipped with HForce weapon system.) The global leader in aeronautics, space and related services Airbus announced on Friday last week, 29th June 2018, that Hungary will acquire 20 H145M military helicopters through an…

The UK Gazelle Helicopters Will Be in Service At Least Until 2022

LONDON (the UK), May 15, 2018, Author: Bm, Photo: en.wikipedia.org The British Army's Aérospatiale Gazelle AH1 rotorcraft helicopters will continue to be in service at least until 2022 thanks to a three-year sustainment contract, which has been awarded to the Airbus Helicopters, reported FlightGlobal. The contract is at the amount of £15…

MUM-T between Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 and an Airbus’ H145

DONAUWÖRTH (Germany), April 30, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Airbus On 24th April Airbus announced that Airbus Helicopters and Schiebel have demonstrated Manned Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) between a Schiebel’s Camcopter S-100 UAS and an Airbus’ H145 helicopter. In this way Airbus Helicopters becomes the first European helicopter…

The US Army Stops Accepting Boeing AH-64Es Due to Safety Issues

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 20, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Capt. Gary Loten-Beckford/U.S. Army In February 2018, the U.S. Army decided to stop accepting Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters due to safety issues, reported Defense News. The decision was forwarded to Boeing in March. On the 19th April, the program executive…

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