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Oct
19
2021

Safran begins assembly of Arriel 2E helicopter engine in U.S.

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19 October 2021, Grand Prairie - Safran Helicopter Engines has opened a second assembly line at their facility in Grand Prairie, Texas for the Arriel 2E engine. The first assembled and tested Arriel 2E engines have been delivered to Airbus. These engines power the UH-72B delivered to the U.S. Army as part of the newest Lakota helicopter. Also installed in the H145, the Arriel 2E was until now produced in France.

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Tags: Airbus Arriel 2E Engine Safran Safran Helicopter Engines US Army
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Sep
07
2021

Sikorsky-Boeing Delivers Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft Proposal Early to U.S. Army

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 7, 2021 – Today the Sikorsky-Boeing team released the following statement on the early submittal of the proposal for DEFIANT X for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA).

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Sikorsky US Army
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Aug
12
2021

BELL 360 INVICTUS BUILD MAKES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS FOR ARMY’S FARA PROTOTYPE COMPETITION

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Fort Worth, Texas (August 11, 2021) – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, has released new data on the build and testing for the Bell 360 Invictus competitive prototype. The Bell 360 program is rapidly progressing through manufacturing, assembly, components testing, and systems integration work for the U.S. Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) program. The team has completed multiple design and risk reviews with the Army and is on schedule for all program requirements. The Bell 360, a low-risk, high-speed platform with proven technology and inherently reliable designs, will deliver soldiers transformational operational capabilities at an affordable cost.

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Tags: Bell Bell 360 Bell 360 Invictus Bell Textron FARA Textron US Army
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Apr
05
2021

BELL AND U.S. ARMY ADVANCE DEVELOPMENT OF V-280 VALOR AND AVIATION MODERNIZATION

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Fort Worth, Texas – Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company and the U.S. Army have agreed to terms on the execution of the second phase of the Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR) contract that was awarded in March 2020 for the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) program. This new contract is an important milestone and testament to the continued momentum for Army modernization. Bell’s flight-proven V-280 Valor design advances from an aircraft with transformational speed and survivability towards a low-risk weapons system ready to support joint combined arms and maneuver operations around the world.

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Tags: Bell CD&RR FLRAA Textron US Army V-280
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Jan
25
2021

Sikorsky-Boeing Team Reveals Advanced Assault Helicopter Designed to Revolutionize U.S. Army Capabilities

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 25, 2021—Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released details of its advanced helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. The aircraft, named DEFIANT X, will be the fastest, most maneuverable and most survivable assault helicopter in history. Combined with the team’s unsurpassed experience in mission systems, training and sustainment, it will revolutionize the way the Army meets threats in 2035 and beyond.

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Tags: Boeing DEFIANT X FLRAA Lockheed Martin Sikorsky US Army
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Dec
23
2020

Boeing Marks 35 Years of Field Reps with U.S. Army Apaches, Looks Forward to Another Five

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala.,  — Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] latest contract from the U.S. Army continues to build on a legacy of customer field support for the Army’s AH-64 Apache. Under the projected five-year, $83.3 million max indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity agreement, 15 Boeing field service representatives will be dedicated to the U.S. Army’s Apache fleet.

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Tags: AH-64 Apache Boeing US Army
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Dec
15
2020

Kaney Selected to Improve Rotorcraft Power Systems for U.S. Army

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The United States Army has selected Kaney, Inc. for the Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program with the goal of improving Army rotorcraft platforms. Under this effort, Kaney will develop technologies to improve efficiencies within rotorcraft power systems needed to support aircraft modernization and mission capability expansion. Work will be performed by Kaney teams in Rockford, IL and Dayton, OH. 

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Tags: Kaney SBIR US Army
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Dec
03
2020

MD HELICOPTERS SECURES $34 MILLION ARMY CONTRACT

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Mesa, Ariz., December 3, 2020 – MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI) announces an agreement with the U.S. Army worth about $34 million to provide logistics support for the Afghanistan Air Force MD 530F Cayuse Warrior light attack and reconnaissance helicopter fleet. The deal is a continuation of MDHI’s contractor logistics support (CLS) with the U.S. Army and Multi-National Aviation Special Project Office (MASPO) for the fleet.

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Tags: MD Helicopters US Army
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