the Colombian Army has contracted to buy two additional Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopters to augment five S-70i helicopters that arrived January 30 in Colombia to join the Special Forces of the Colombian Army's Air Assault Division. The announcement was made Wednesday at the LAAD Defence & Security International Exhibition.
Two EC725 Aircraft On Display At The Defense & Security Exposition
The LAAD Defense & Security exposition featured a comprehensive lineup of Eurocopter light- and medium-lift helicopters, underscoring the company’s position as a rotorcraft supplier to Brazil’s civil and military operators while also highlighting its role as a strategic partner to the country’s aviation industry.
Final Production C-17 Engines Delivered And Installed By Pratt & Whitney
Production install F117 engine deliveries for the U.S. Air Force has been completed by engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, marking more than 20 years of successfully powering the C-17 Globemaster III aircraft. The engines were recently shipped to Triumph Aerostructures in Dallas, Texas for nacelle installation and will then ship to Boeing's final assembly facility in Long Beach, CA, to be installed in the 223rd U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft, completing the program of record.
Includes Aircraft, Support For Program Management, Sensor Deliveries
The U.S. Air Force has awarded an undefinitized contract valued at more than $71 million to Northrop Grumman for its Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system. Issued by the Global Hawk Systems Program Office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH, the award is an add-on to a previous Lot 10 contract for block load and production acceptance infrastructure.
Sale Represents First Export Of L-3 Link's Advanced Rotary-Wing-OFT Product Line
The U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract to L-3 Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link) to build two UH-60M Operational Flight Trainers (OFTs) for the Taiwan Army similar to those used on the U.S. Army’s Flight School XXI program.