In response to a request for information related to ongoing electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) systems for noise reduction of rotary-wing aircraft, Defense Systems Information Analysis Center (DSIAC) staff reviewed rotary-wing noise-reduction efforts…
FORT MCCOY, WI – An aircrew operated a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter at the Sparta-Fort McCoy Airport during training operations December 16, 2019, at Fort McCoy. The UH-60 Blackhawk has been the Army”s frontline utility helicopter for the past 40 years, and it shows no signs of letting up, said service officials at Redstone Arsenal, AL.
The U.S. Navy is looking at ways to improve its now operational airborne laser system designed to track enemy mines from low-flying helicopters and expand the surface area from which mine detection takes place and no longer rely purely upon more narrowly configured, mechanized, or towed mine detection systems. The system, called Airborne Laser Mine
Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., is expanding its Spike guided missile family with the introduction of Spike ER2, an extended-range tactical missile the company positions to equip attack helicopters, combat vehicles, and mall boats. The development of the new variant is expected to complete this year. With a new multi-sensor seeker and datalink, the