50 P-8A Poseidon odebrany

U.S. Navy poinformowała o odbiorze 50 maszyny P-8A Poseidon. Samoloty te zstępują przestarzałe już P-3C Orion. Bazują na komercyjnych maszynach 737 i powstają na tej samej linii, na której budowane są samoloty cywilne. Marynarka zakupiła 117 samolotów i zgodnie z harmonogramem przezbrojenie ma zakończyć się  2019 roku.   NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. … Czytaj dalej

NAVAIR: U.S. Navy delivers first Seahawks to Danish Defense

Three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters departed Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation’s William P. Gwinn Airfield May 10, aboard two C-17 aircraft to join their new home with Air Squadron 723, Karup Air Base in Denmark. This is the first delivery to the Danish Defense, which is replacing their former fleet of British Lynx helicopters with the Seahawk. The … Czytaj dalej

Demonstration showcases AIM-9X joint-service venture

Integration of the joint Navy and Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder Air Intercept Missile with the Army’s Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) hit the mark as the teams completed a successful live-fire engineering demonstration at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, March 28-April 1. During the Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC) conceptual demonstration, missiles were launched from the … Czytaj dalej

NAVAIR: Mission readiness top priority for heavy lift helicopter community

The Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) H-53 Heavy Lift Helicopter Program (PMA-261) met in Norfolk Apr. 18 with U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy leaders and maintainers as part of their efforts to increase mission readiness. Both the Navy and Marine Corps have put aviation readiness at the top of their priority list, and Marine … Czytaj dalej