Category: Airbus

Airbus wins $119M deal to support U.S. Army UH-72 helicopter

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense Inc., part of Airbus Group, received an additional $119,8 million to continue logistics support services for the UH-72 Lakota helicopter, the Defense Department announced this week. The deal, which was a modification to a previous contract, covered work in Grand Prairie, Texas, with an estimated completion date of June 30, […]

German Bundeswehr awards contract to Airbus for 31 NH90 helicopters

European aircraft manufacturer Airbus announced that its helicopter division was awarded a contract from the German Bundeswehr for 31 NH90 Sea Tiger helicopters for the German Navy’s shipborne operations. Nathalie  Tarnaud-Laude, President of NH90 Helicopter Industries (NHI) and Giorgio Gomma, General  Manager of the NATO Helicopter Management Agency (NAHEMA), on behalf of the Federal  Office […]

Airbus unveils concept of future light combat aircraft

The Spanish division of European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has released its vision of future light combat aircraft on 16 October. On Friday, the Spanish division of Airbus has released its proposal for a new advanced trainer, the AFJT (Airbus Future Jet Trainer). The presentation was given by Fernando Peces, head of the Eurofighter program in […]

Spanish Air Force receives first NH90 SAR helicopter

The Spanish Air Force has received the first NH90 that will boost their search and rescue (SAR) and combat search and rescue (CSAR) mission capabilities. “Today the NH90 Lobo has joined the 48th Wing ((Ala 48) of Spain. We wish you success in future missions SAR, inside and outside our borders,” the Spanish Air Force […]