Rotorcraft, Helicopters & Tiltrotors

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Lightweight braid system for avionics applications introduced by TE

HARRISBURG, Pa., 31 Aug. 2015. TE Connectivity in Harrisburg, Pa., is introducing the Raychem INSTALITE lightweight braid system for aerospace and defense applications.

Secretary of U.S. Air Force stresses importance of partnering with industry

Secretary of U.S. Air Force stresses importance of partnering with industry

FORT WORTH, Texas, 26 Aug. 2015. "Partnerships with industry are as critical today as they've ever been," Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James said, stressing the importance of government and defense agencies working closely with technology firms. Officials at Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company in Fort Worth, hosted Sec. James, who appreciated seeing “firsthand the capabilities and advancements being developed to address future national security needs."

Rugged connector for military SATA data storage applications introduced by Smiths

HUDSON, Mass., 24 Aug. 2015. Smiths Connectors in Hudson, Mass., is introducing the Nebula series Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) 6-gigabit-per-second connector for aerospace, defense and industrial rugged data storage applications.

Anatolij Legenzov, the CEO of Helisota

MROs in India not ready for wave of Russian helicopters, Helisota officials say

KAUNAS, Lithuania, 18 Aug. 2015. India operates one of the largest rotorcraft fleets in the world, with the military employing more than 2,000 helicopters; yet, the country’s maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry sector is lacking, according to executives at MRO services firm Helisota, with headquarters in Lithuania.

Thales to build prototype deployable instrument landing systems for worldwide use

HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass., 17 Aug. 2015. Avionics experts at Thales Defense & Security Inc. in Clarksburg, Md., are taking the next step in developing a deployable aircraft instrument landing system for precision military aircraft approach worldwide in difficult conditions.

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