AgustaWestland Receives $750 Million for UK Helicopter Program Upgrades
AgustaWestland has received a $750 million contract to upgrade the UK's Merlin helicopter fleet for amphibious operations.
U.S. to Sell Boeing CH-47D Chinooks to S. Korea
The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has approved a $151 million deal for 14 Boeing CH-47D Chinook cargo helicopters to South Korea.
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New Apache AH-64E Attack Helicopter Takes to the Air
The US Army's Apache AH-64E is getting rave reviews from Fort Carson soldiers who are among the first troops to fly the latest version of the attack copter.
SNEAK PEEK: DILLON AERIAL RIFLE COURSE
In the upcoming November 2013 issue of Tactical Weapons, author Doug Larson understatedly writes, “Shooting from a helicopter at an enemy combatant or a criminal who is a threat is…
Crew Member Feared Dead Following Helicopter Crash in Okinawa
Three of the helicopter's four crew members ejected from the aircraft and were in stable condition, the U.S. Air Force said in a statement. It said the human remains found…
Monsoon Rescue Copter Crashes in India, Killing 17—VIDEO
Authorities in India say that the death toll in a helicopter crash that occurred amid rescue efforts in the wake of massive flooding. The incident occurred Tuesday near Gaurikund in…
Texas DPS Aircraft Section
During a recent trip to McAllen, Texas, to observe the Texas Ranger SWAT team in action, I had the opportunity to spend some time with a contingent of Texas Department…
Congress asks Army why it’s accepting unfinished AH-64Es
DoD Congress has asked the Army to explain why it has officially taken delivery of at least seven AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopters that don't have transmissions installed yet, AOL Defense…
Super Stallion chopper ‘hard landing’ near NKorea border injures 21 US military
A U.S. Marine helicopter's "hard landing" near the North Korean border left 21 service members injured early Tuesday, officials said. The CH-53E Super Stallion chopper was "conducting routine flight operations"…