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  • Report: Air Force Huey Replacement Contract Award Due by Q4 FY 2018 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Air Force Huey Replacement Contract Award Due by Q4 FY 2018

    The U.S. Air Force could name a manufacturer in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2018 to build helicopters that will replace the military service’s UH-1N Huey fleet, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Proposed replacement platforms are Sikorsky‘s HH-60U, Boeing‘s MH-139 and Sierra Nevada Corp.‘s UH-60L. Boeing said last year its offering was derived from Leonardo's AW139 multimission helicopter that have […] More

  • Northrop Delivers Avionics Software for Army UH-60V Black Hawk Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Delivers Avionics Software for Army UH-60V Black Hawk Test

    Northrop Grumman has developed avionics software for a modernized version of the U.S. Army‘s Black Hawk helicopter platform that will undergo limited user test. The company said Thursday it collaborates with the Army Prototype Integration Facility and Redstone Defense Systems to upgrade the service branch's fleet of UH-60L helicopters through cockpit improvements as part of a contract awarded in 2014. […] More

  • Sikorsky Initiates Promo Tour for Black Hawk Firefighting Capability in Latin America - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sikorsky Initiates Promo Tour for Black Hawk Firefighting Capability in Latin America

    Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has initiated a two-month tour around Latin America to showcase the aerial firefighting capability integrated on its Black Hawk helicopter to existing and future customers in the region. Lockheed Martin said Wednesday Sikorsky's Firehawk Aerial Firefighting Mission Package includes a 3,785-liter water tank and an extended main landing gear, as well […] More

  • USAF Unveils First Operational Loss Replacement Pave Hawk Chopper - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USAF Unveils First Operational Loss Replacement Pave Hawk Chopper

    The U.S. Air Force has unveiled its first fully built HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter under the Operational Loss Replacement program that works to bring the HH-60G fleet back to its authorized size and replace aircraft lost in previous combat operations. The Air Force said Tuesday 21 Sikorsky-built UH-60L Black Hawks will be integrated with modifications kits and additional equipment to build HH-60Gs under the OLR […] More

  • Northrop to Build Army Black Hawk's Avionics System; Ike Song Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Build Army Black Hawk’s Avionics System; Ike Song Comments

    Redstone Defense Systems has selected Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to modernize the digital cockpit of the U.S. Army‘s new fleet of Black Hawk helicopters. Northrop will work to produce and integrate the avionics system of UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters in order to replace analog gauges of the legacy model, Northrop said Friday. “We are committed to this […] More

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