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Boeing to Support US Army Chinook Rotor Blade, 06-Oct-18 : #Chinook Boeing awarded $160M contract to support rotor blades on more than 450 U.S. Army Chinooks around the globe at its Philadelphia facility

Meggitt to Support Black Hawk and Chinook, 03-Oct-18 : #IDIQ Meggitt PLC signed a 5-year Indefinite Demand/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) to supply wheels, brakes and related spare parts for UH-60 Black Hawk and CH-47 Chinook helicopters

Black Hawk Honored at NGAUS Conference, 27-Aug-18 : #BlackHawk Sikorsk recognized with the BG William W. Spruance Legacy Award at the National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS) 140th General Conference & Exhibition in New Orleans

US Army Testing New UH-60V Black Hawk, 11-Aug-18 : #UH60V The two UH-60V prototypes with their new glass cockpit began limited user tests at Redstone Arsenal. Depending on Operational Test Command ’ evaluation a production decision is scheduled for December 2018

AH-64E Fire Control Radar Systems, 18-Jul-18 : FIA 2018 LONGBOW LLC, a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, awarded $170M contract to provide AH-64E Apache’ Fire Control Radar for US Army, British Army, Qatar and Saudi Arabia

Army Reserve Train on Medical Evacuation, 13-Jul-18 : #medical U.S. Army Reserve’s Charlie Company, 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment from Fort Hood, Texas HH-60M Black Hawk training during Global Medic exercise at Fort Hunter Liggett, California

Four More Special Ops MH-47G for US Army, 11-Jul-18 : #aircraft US Army Special Operations Aviation Command orders 4 Boeing MH-47G Chinook valued $139.8 million. 69 are already in use

National Guard Lakotas in MedEvac Mission in Germany, 03-Jul-18 : #medical Iowa, Nebraska and North Dakota Army National Guard Lakota crews rotating through Bavaria to let Regular Army Black Hawks to train in Poland

West Virginia Guards Certified by FEMA, 25-Jun-18 : #elite West Virginia Army National Guard unit and the West Virginia Swift Water Rescue Team (WVSWRT) trained on Helicopter Underwater Egress Trainer (HUET) were certified by FEMA within the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

35th Combat Aviation Brigade to Middle East, 23-Jun-18 : #deployment US Army 35th Combat Aviation Brigade from Missouri deploying to Middle East for Spartan Shield and Inherent Resolve operations with National Guard troops from 14 states

4th CAB Arrives to Europe for Atlantic Resolve Mission, 21-Jun-18 : US Army 4th Combat Aviation Brigade (4 CAB) 88 helicopters arrived at Rotterdam in the third Atlantic Resolve aviation rotation to replace the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade in a 9 months deployment

Texas AH-64 Apaches First to Receive Retrofit, 15-Jun-18 : #aircraft Texas Army National Guard’s 1-149th Attack and Reconnaissance Battalion, 36th CAB, AH-64 Apaches are first to implement the redesigned strap pack meganut

Hawaii National Guard Rescue Exercise, 05-Jun-18 : #training Hawaii Army National Guard HH-60M Black Hawk from Detachment 1, Charlie Company, 207th Aviation stationed at Pohakuloa Training Area took part in medical evacuation exercise near Hilo Medical Center

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