Defense Update

Sikorsky pulls out of a $3.6 billion Polish helicopter tender
Defense Update
The Polish Swidnik SA, partnered with Anglo-Italian Agustawestland of the Italian Finmeccanica group could also offer the Italian group's new AW-149. NH Industries, offering the NH-90 platform could also enter the fray now with Sikorsky out of the game.

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Poland's Balancing Act: A Briefing Defense Sector – Part 2
Defense Industry Daily
A winner will be selected by the end of the year, ahead of the announcement on the missile defense competition, with the first helicopters due to enter service in 2015. Three bidders are competing: 2 European, and 1 American. ... AgustaWestland will ...



Warsaw Business Journal

Work 2.0 – How technology is upgrading our jobs
Warsaw Business Journal
The world is entering a phase where an increasing number of workers have to be independent, creating their own brand through social media and proving that they can generate added value for enterprises. Employers who want to outdo their competition will ...



Polish Kruk Attack Helicopter Competition Gains Bidders
Aviation Today (subscription)
Sikorsky already manufactures its S-70i at PZL Mielec; AgustaWestland states that its AW149 offering would be produced at its PZL Swidnik facility; while Airbus Helicopters has an agreement with the Military Aviation Works at Łódź to manufacture its ...

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Aviation International News

AW149 Ready to Hit International Market
Aviation International News
The military certification clears the way for the AW149 to enter the international market for competitions to field fleet modernization requirements. “There is a necessity for a ... “The selection of the AW149 built by PZL-Świdnik for the Polish ...

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Impending UAV Regulations: Are You Ready to Comment?
Aviation Today (subscription)
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), optionally piloted vehicles, autonomous aircraft, unmanned aerial systems (UAS), remotely piloted vehicle systems (RPVS), drones – whatever you call them, they are beginning to take over the world. While no one can ...

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Poland's Multirole Competition Final Face-Off
Aviation Today (subscription)
AgustaWestland's offer of its AW149 will be built at PZL-Świdnik's facility, should it be the winner. The plant already has a workforce of several thousand and has been involved in helicopter production and support for over 60 years. The AW149 is the ...



CAE Wins $140 Million In Contracts - Equipment To Be Provided To U.S. Navy ...
Ottawa Citizen
MONTREAL, CANADA–(Marketwired – March 20, 2014) – (NYSE:CAE)(TSX:CAE) – CAE today announced that it has won a series of contracts valued at more than C$140 million to provide a range of training systems and services for global defence ...

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Mindanao Examiner

Philippine military chopper crashes, 2 people injured
Mindanao Examiner
The downed W-3A Sokol multi-purpose combat helicopter was one of 8 choppers - worth nearly P3 billion - purchased by the Philippines from PZL Swidnik of Poland in 2008. Last year, President Benigno Aquino in his State of the Nation Address, criticized ...

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This video shows how AgustaWestland brought an 8-ton AW189 helicopter to ...
The Aviationist (blog)
AgustaWestland plans to display (for the first time in North America) the AgustaWestland Family of new generation helicopters: the AW169, AW139, AW189, plus the PZL-Swidnik SW-4 five seat single engine helicopter. Furthermore it will perform customer ...

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