Tag Archives: Airbus Helicopters

Airbus-Naval Group Consortium Picked for French Unmanned Helicopter Demonstrator Program

A consortium of Airbus Group‘s helicopters business and French defense contractor Naval Group has received a contract from France’s defense procurement agency to help develop an unmanned helicopter demonstrator. Airbus said Thursday the team will conduct a study to determine potential technologies for the French military’s future Navy Airborne Drone System, …

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Rockwell Collins Rolls Out First Mission Computer for Airbus Helicopter Weapon System

Rockwell Collins has supplied its FMC-4212 mission computer to Airbus‘ helicopters business unit to support the latter’s onboard weapon system program. Airbus’ HForce weapon system works to convert of any of the company’s commercial helicopters into a military aircraft, Rockwell Collins said Tuesday. Claude Alber, Rockwell Collins vice president and managing director for Europe, …

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Airbus Unit to Continue Army UH-72 Helicopter Logistics, Sustainment Support

A business unit of Airbus Group has landed $34.5 million contract modification to continue logistics and sustainment support for the U.S. Army‘s UH-72 Lakota light utility helicopters. The Defense Department said Monday Airbus’ helicopters business will perform work in Grand Prairie, Texas, through April 30, 2018. The Army Contracting Command obligated the full amount of the …

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Airbus Gets H215 Rotorcraft Order From German Police; Wolfgang Schoder Comments

Airbus‘ helicopters business has received a purchase order for three H215 multi-role rotorcraft from the German federal police through Germany’s federal ministry of interior. The company will deliver the helicopters in early 2019 and the German federal police will use the aircraft to perform maritime emergency and police missions, Airbus said Wednesday. …

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DCNS, Airbus’ Helicopters Business to Design French Navy’s Aerial Drone

DCNS and Airbus Group‘s helicopter business unit have partnered to design a vertical take off and landing drone system for France’s navy. Airbus said Thursday DCNS will design and develop components for the ship-based operation and integration of the VSR700 drone such as payload specification and validation as well as mission data links. DCNS will …

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Airbus Eyes Autonomous Flying Vehicle Concept to Address Urban Congestion

Airbus Group plans to develop an autonomous flying vehicle platform concept to fly over traffic jams in an effort to relieve urban congestion and address traffic concerns that resulted from urbanization in “megacities.” The aerospace conglomerate said in a report its A3 outpost has pursued an individual passenger and cargo transport autonomous flying vehicle platform project …

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