Tag Archives: CH-47

Report: Israel Defense Forces to Recommend Boeing’s Chinook for Next IAF Helicopter Fleet

Israel’s defense forces plans to recommend the Boeing-built Chinook offering as a potential replacement to the Israeli air force’s current heavy-lift helicopter platform, The Jerusalem Post reported Monday. IAF has maintained a fleet of Sikorsky-built Yasur helicopters since 1969 to support military personnel transport efforts. JPost identified Boeing’s CH-47 and Sikorsky’s CH-53K as the …

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KBR Unit Lands Army Aviation Program Support Task Order

KBR‘s government services arm has secured a three-year task order for programmatic support services to the U.S. Army‘s program executive office for aviation. The company said Thursday its KBRwyle business will help PEO Aviation research, develop and analyze critical milestone documents and other deliverables for cargo helicopter and fixed-wing project management offices. …

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Aurora Flight Sciences Tests UAS Capture System Prototype Under DARPA Program

Aurora Flight Sciences has tested a technology demonstration platform designed to retrieve unmanned aerial systems as part of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program. DARPA said Monday the SideArm prototype worked to capture a Lockheed Martin-built Fury UAS flying at full speed. “SideArm aims to replicate carriers’ capability to quickly and safely accelerate and …

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Oshkosh Defense Presents Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at Eurosatory 2016

Oshkosh Defense will display its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at the Eurosatory international defense and security exhibit until June 17 in Paris, France. JLTV is based on the Oshkosh Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle and offers off-road transportation functions, Oshkosh Defense said Monday. Oshkosh was selected in August 2015 to replace U.S. Army and U.S. Marine …

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