utility helicopter


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utility helicopter

A multipurpose helicopter capable of lifting troops but may be used in a command and control, logistics, casualty evacuation, or armed helicopter role.
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10/11 and Tow, the idea of arming utility helicopters with guided missiles failed to take off in the West, due to the development of two-seat dedicated attack helicopters.
These are the 11th and 12th UH-72As received by the Army since deliveries of the Light Utility Helicopter began in December 2006 at the rate of one per month.
Restituto Padilla, AFP deputy chief of staff for plans (J5), said the AFP deal for the acquisition of the Canadian Bell 412 as a combat utility helicopter is a very transparent one.
The AH-1Z attack helicopter as well as UH-1Y utility helicopter are currently operated by the U.
The aircraft will enable Sikorsky to integrate an Aselsan-developed avionics suite into the Republic of Turkey's new T70 utility helicopter, and later into Turkish-built Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk aircraft to be sold internationally.
THEDefence Ministry will shop afresh for naval light utility helicopters from Indian manufacturers after abandoning an earlier global purchase process that became mired in controversy following the alleged involvement of AgustaWestland, one of the interested vendors, in a corruption scandal.
The 101st Airborne Division and the Utility Helicopter Project Office co-hosted a demonstration of the Integrated Mechanical Diagnostic Device Health Usage Monitoring System (IMD HUMS) at the Pentagon Heliport Aug.
The first locally assembled Augsta A109 light Utility Helicopter (LUH) flew a series of acceptance test flights at Denel's Kempton Park facilities, which are adjacent to Johannesburg International Airport.
Flying the UK-1N "Huey" and AK-1W Super Cobra, provides combat utility helicopter support, attack helicopter fire support and fire support coordination during amphibious and subsequent ashore operations.
Army's new Light Utility Helicopter, while its civilian EC145 version has become the rotary-wing aircraft of choice for a growing number of medical airlift, law enforcement and corporate customers.
The UH-1Y Venom, an improved version of the original UH-1 Iroquois or "Huey", is a multi-role platform serving as the primary light utility helicopter of the Marine Corps.
A case in point is a light utility helicopter that the Army is buying as a "commercial off-the-shelf" item, rather than as a customized military aircraft.
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