Helicopter News July 24, 2015 by Helis.com
Helicopter News July 24, 2015 by Helis.com

Newsletter #199

LCI Leasing Secures Funding for H175 and H225e Ireland based LCI Leasing secured funding for Airbus Helicopters H175 and H225e for which LCI Helicopters is the launch customer.

Era Taking Part in Alaska USCG SAREX 2015 Era announced their AW139 participation in the U.S. Coast Guard s Arctic Technology Evaluation 2015 Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX 2015) on Alaska s North Slope.

A-2916th Handed Over Their UH-72A Lakotas US Army National Training Center Alpha Company, 2916th Aviation Battalion handed over Lakota helicopters to contractors for future training at Fort Rucker. Company will remain with Black Hawks

Michigan National Guard Starts Northern Strike 2015 A dozen military units will be operating in northern Michigan as part of a major training exercise involving personnel from Canada, Latvia, Poland, Australia and 20 states’ military forces.

Rockwell Collins with NAVAIR PMA 209 Rockwell Collins and the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA209) are working in the Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE) standard.

Lockheed Martin Leaders Toured Sikorsky Facility Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO visited Sikorsky Headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut. The Sikorsky acquisition is expected to be completed by late 2015 or early 2016.

Japan JSDF and U.S. Marines Train for Disasters U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron HMH-462 worked alongside the Japan Self Defense Force (JSDF) in the Churashima Rescue Exercise, aboard Camp Naha, Okinawa, Japan

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