South Korea’s National 119 Rescue Headquarters has placed orders with Airbus Helicopters for two additional H225 helicopters. Deliveries of the helicopters will be completed by 2019.
HENSOLDT has announced that the performance and interoperability of its avionics computer with data-link functionality was proven recently during the NATO “Bold Quest” exercise.
Embraer’s new KC-390 multi-mission military transport and tanker jet has commenced flight trials in the United States as part of its flight test campaign for certification.
Northrop Grumman has delivered the first operational MQ-4C Triton aircraft to the U.S. Navy facility at Point Mugu. The company is expected to deliver the second operational Triton aircraft later this year. The service plans to purchase as many as 68 Tritons.
Thailand’s Defence Technology Institute (DTI), the defence ministry’s research and development agency, plans to set up a joint centre with China to produce and maintain military equipment.