Category: History of Aviation

Argentine Army CH-47C Chinook (AE-520), May 1981 0

Argentina Opts For USA-built Chinook Helicopters

The country of Argentina has accelerated their progress towards acquiring four new CH-47 Chinook heavy-life helicopters, made by Boeing, in the United States. According to US military sources in Buenos Aires, the aim of...

U.S. Air Force Lockheed Martin AGM-183A ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight 0

U.S. Air Force And Lockheed Martin Successfully Complete ARRW Hypersonic Boosted Test Flight

“The ARRW rapid prototyping program used Section 804 authorities provided by Congress to significantly accelerate the development and test of this system, without sacrificing engineering rigor,” said Marya Bard, U.S. Air Force ARRW program...

US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and AFRL on the HAWC Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne 0

DARPA, AFRL, Lockheed Martin And Aerojet Rocketdyne Team Successfully Demonstrate HAWC, Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Concept

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) team successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). US Defense Advanced...

U.S. Marine Corps Sikorsky VH92A Presidential Helicopter 0

Sikorsky Receives Contract To Build US VH-92A Presidential Helicopters

Sikorsky VH-92A helicopters to be built at Connecticut and New York plants; Deliveries begin in 2021.     Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, (NYSE: LMT) will build six production VH-92A Presidential Helicopters under a contract...

The US Air Force Boeing F-15 Strike Eagle 0

Raytheon Set to Offer Retrofits for Boeing’s F-15 Jet Fleet

Raytheon Company RTN recently secured a $15-million modification contract for retrofitting  F-15 jet fleet with Mode 5 capable Identify Friend or Foe units. The deal was awarded by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center,...

French Air Force Rafale B and Indian Air Force Su-30MKI 0

IAF’s Sukhoi Su-30 MKIs to take on French Air Force’s Rafale jets during Garuda VI air exercise

The Garuda VI air exercise in July 2019 will see IAF’s frontline fighter Sukhoi Su-30 MKI taking on the Rafale multirole jets of the Armée de l’Air (French Air Force). Indian Air Force (IAF)...

Czech Air Force AERO Vodochody L-159T2 two-seat aircraft 0

The Czech Army took over three AERO Vodochody L-159T2 two-seat aircraft

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. delivered to the Czech Army three two-seat L-159T2 aircraft improved by a number of major upgrades to meet the new requirements of the Czech Air Force for advanced pilot training...

Czech Air Force AERO Vodochody L-159A ALCA 0

Aero will overhaul 16 L-159 aircraft for the Czech army for CZK 1.6 billion

AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE a.s. and Czech Ministry of Defence announced during the International Defence and Security Technologies Fair in Brno, Czech Republic contract for maintenance of 16 L-159 aircraft in four years. The total...