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  1. FARNBOROUGH: Leonardo clarifies Yeovil's unmanned roleRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Flight Global

    Although admitting it was "expecting to have a bigger role" in upgrading the British Army's AH-64D Apache fleet, Leonardo's helicopter division believes the UK government still recognises its strategic importance. On 11 July, the Ministry of Defence awarded a $2.3 billion deal to Boeing for 50 examples of the newer E-model Apache, to be acquired via the US government's Foreign Military Sales mechanism, freezing out Leonardo's Yeovil facility from the deal.

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  2. First AH-64 Apache Guardian arrives in South Korea for armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | UPI

    The first of 30 Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters have arrived in South Korea for delivery to the South Korean Army. The Ministry of Defense said the aircraft recently arrived by ship and that remaining aircraft would be delivered by early next year.

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  3. Airbus Corporate Jets Expands Service Center NetworkRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Airbus has added two new members to its ACJ Service Center network, HAECO Private Jet Solutions and ST Aerospace, enhancing the way that it cares for corporate jet customers and operators around the world. The expanded network comprises companies that are owned or controlled by Airbus, as well as independent ones that it has approved.

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  4. Zetta Jet Adds Two Global 6000 Jets To Its Growing FleetRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Singapore-based Zetta Jet has exercised options for two Global 6000 ultra-long range business aircraft, Bombardier announced recently. Zetta Jet currently operates a fleet consisting exclusively of six aircraft from the Global family.

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  5. ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.17.16): Surveillance ApproachRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Aero-Terms are designed to be a daily reminder of the terms, names, acronyms and explanations of the unique language that populates the aviation world. Aerospace, sport aviation, fixed wing, helo, you name it... it's all fair game.

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  6. Airbus Group, Siemens Sign Long-Term Cooperation AgreementRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    Airbus Group and Siemens have signed a collaboration agreement in the field of hybrid electric propulsion. In doing so, the Chief Executive Officers of both companies, Tom Enders and Joe Kaeser, have launched a major joint project towards the electrification of aviation with the goal of demonstrating the technical feasibility of various hybrid/electric propulsion systems by 2020.

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  7. Boeing, Army To Remanufacture 117 HelicoptersRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | Aero-News Network

    The U.S. Army has awarded a contract to Boeing to remanufacture 117 AH-64D Apaches to the new, more capable AH-64E model. The agreement, which also includes the acquisition of Longbow Crew Trainers, logistical support and spares, carries a total contract value of about $1.5 billion.

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  8. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Flight Journal

    ... Royal Air Force Supermarine Spitfire, a photo-reconnaissance sortie, takes place in Malaya. 2006 - A U.S. Army Boeing AH-64D Apache is shot down southwest of Baghdad, Iraq, killing the two crewmen. Online Editor I've been around airplanes since I ...

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  9. Boeing & Scoot To Demonstrate Features Of Dreamliner At Singapore AirshowRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE, Feb 14 -- Boeing and Scoot Pte Ltd will demonstrate the passenger-pleasing features of the Boeing 787-9 on the first day of the Singapore Airshow 2016. The airshow, Asia's largest aerospace and defence exhibition, will be held for six days from Feb 16 at the Changi Exhibition Centre here.

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  10. US commission urges tweaks to Army aviation restructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Flight Global

    A two-year-old US Army plan to restructure the aviation branch over the next five years while saving billions of dollars is overall a "well-crafted" approach, but should be tweaked, says the National Commission on the Future of the Army. The commission's report released on 28 January recommends that the army should buy 24 more remanufactured Boeing AH-64E Apaches while acquiring 60 fewer Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks.

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  11. Russia's Ka-52 Alligator Scout-Attack HelicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Defence Industry Daily

    Contracts for the purchase are currently being drafted with delivery of the system due to commence in the near future. The President-S system will provide protection to both military and civilian aircraft and helicopters from airborne missile threats, as well as those launched from ground and sea based defense systems.

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  12. New US army chief embraces predecessor's aviation upgrade planRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | Flight Global

    The US Army's new top general isn't planning any major shakeup of the ground force's aviation modernisation plan, but there may be opportunities to move faster on Future Vertical Lift. Gen Mark Milley, who assumed the army chief of staff job in August, says the current programme of continual upgrade and improvement of legacy aircraft designs - primarily the Sikorsky UH-60, Boeing CH-47 and AH-64 - offers the right balance "in terms of survivability, lift capabilities and modifying engines".

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  13. Fort Campbell helicopter crash leaves 2-101st Combat Aviation pilots deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    When news came in this morning that two AH-64D Apache helicopter pilots had been killed in a training exercise yesterday, it seemed like a repeat of last week's news. Sadly, it was yet another incident; this time at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

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  14. On This Day in Aviation HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | Flight Journal

    1936 - The German Luftwaffe's Condor Legion, a force of about 100 aircraft, departs Germany for Seville, Spain, to support Nationalist forces in the Spanish Civil War. 2006 - A Boeing AH-64D Apache from the U.S. Army's A Company, 1-82nd Attack Reconnaissance Battalion attached to 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, crashes north of Baghdad, killing the two crew.

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  15. BAE secures US Army Apache as APKWS laser-guided rocket customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Flight Global

    The US Army has ordered its first batch of 70mm laser-guided rockets from BAE Systems for its Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow "for immediate deployment" following the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System's qualification on the helicopter gunship last year. APKWS converts standard, unguided rockets into light and relatively cheap precision-guided munitions by adding BAE's Distributed Aperture Semi-Active Laser Seeker and wing section between the warhead and the rocket motor.

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  16. US Army replaces Lockheed data link on AH-64 ApacheRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | Flight Global

    A Lockheed Martin communications system will be replaced on the Boeing AH-64E Apache fleet as the US Army moves to standardise data links for manned-unmanned teaming . Having Apache pilots communicating and controlling unmanned air systems in flight is a central element of the army's strategy for replacing the armed scout role now performed by the Bell Helicopter OH-58D Kiowa Warrior.

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  17. Brazilian Army Receives 50 AFVs from US Army | UK to Gift $3.7M in...Read the original story

    Oct 13, 2015 | Defence Industry Daily

    Iraq has unveiled an armed Chinese CH-4B UAV, following the release of a photo in March of what appeared to be a CH-4B at an Iraqi Air Base. The drone is thought to be capable of carrying up to six weapons, including the AR-1 laser-guided missile and 100kg guided bombs.

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  18. Brazilian Army Receives 50 AFVs from US Army | UK to Gift $3.7M...Read the original story

    Oct 12, 2015 | Defence Industry Daily

    Iraq has unveiled an armed Chinese CH-4B UAV, following the release of a photo in March of what appeared to be a CH-4B at an Iraqi Air Base. The drone is thought to be capable of carrying up to six weapons, including the AR-1 laser-guided missile and 100kg guided bombs.

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  19. India signs $3 bn deal to buy 15 Chinook, 22 Apache helicopters from USRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 | Express India

    Leaders of the oldest and the largest democracy meet! PM @narendramodi and @POTUS greet each other in New York, reads a tweet of PMO with the photo. India today signed a nearly $3 billion deal for purchase of 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 Chinook heavy-lift choppers with American aviation giant Boeing and the US government.

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  20. India agrees to $2.5 billion deal for Boeing helicoptersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | UPI

    India's cabinet has approved the purchase of 22 Apache attack helicopters and 15 CH-47 Chinook helicopters made by U.S. manufacturer Boeing for $2.5 billion. The 37 new helicopters are to replace India's aging Soviet-era aircraft.

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