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 […]

Sikorsky to build six VH-92A helicopters for Biden administration

U.S. helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft, a unit of Lockheed Martin, will build six additional VH-92A Presidential Helicopters under a $470.8-million contract from the U.S. Navy. According to the U.S. Department of Defense contract announcements, Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. was awarded a modification to a previous contract from the Naval Air Systems Command for exercises options for […]

Sikorsky-Boeing team releases details of its revolutionary helicopter

On Monday, Sikorsky and partner Boeing has released details of its revolutionary helicopter for the U.S. Army’s Future Long Range Assault Aircraft competition, known as FLRAA. Boeing says the new 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, […]