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Helicopter developments at the 2018 Farnborough Air Show

Even if Farnborough International Air Show is not the place where helicopter manufacturers are expected to make major announcements, five large OEMs...

Tunisian military looking for new helicopters

Tunisia's defence ministry is looking for over a dozen new civil helicopters. According to African Intelligence, the Tunisian defence ministry has issued a...

Germany, France press ahead on ‘historic’ joint weapons developments

German and French officials on Thursday pressed ahead with plans to jointly develop a next-generation fighter jet, a drone and a maritime...

Leonardo providing air traffic control systems to Africa

Leonardo has recently signed two contracts to provide air traffic control (ATC) systems for Somalia and Sudan. The first contract was signed...

Paris Air Show rotary wing roundup

Here are details of rotary wing orders and announcements made during the 2017 Paris Air Show last week. Airbus Helicopters unveiled the aerodynamic...

Algerian helicopter plant moving forward

The establishment of an Algerian factory to produce Leonardo-Finmeccanica helicopters has moved a step forward with the signing of a memorandum of...

World medium and heavy military helicopter market declining

An estimated 4,791 medium/heavy military rotorcraft will be produced from 2016 through 2025, with this production valued at $115.7 billion, with yearly...

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to supply King Air surveillance aircraft to African customer

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has been contracted to supply two Beechcraft King Air 350ER aircraft equipped with its ATOS mission system to an African customer,...


Check before you speak, Minister!

South African Defence and Military Veterans Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula needs to verify her facts before she speaks, or risk further embarrassment to the South...