Israeli military selects CH-53K King Stallion as new transport helicopter

The Israeli Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced on 25 February that it has chosen Lockheed Martin’s heavy-lift CH-53K King Stallion as a new Israel Defense Force᾿s (IDF) transport helicopter, replacing the current “Yas’ur” (CH-53) model. On Thursday, the Ministry press release said that Defense Minister Gantz accepted the recommendations presented by IDF Chief of the […]

Lockheed Martin gets $49M production contract for AH-1Z targeting system

The U.S. Defense Department awarded the AH-1Z targeting system production contract to Lockheed Martin Corp. The deal, which is a modification to a previous contract, worth almost $49.6 million and adds scope for the production and delivery of 19 AN/AAQ-30A target sight systems for AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters. The $49.6 million agreement between the U.S. […]