by Richard Tomkins
Washington (UPI) May 30, 2017
Britain's Royal Navy has handed over seven surplus Sea King helicopters to Pakistan.
The handover took place in Britain earlier this month and was conducted in a ceremony attended by Syed Ibne Abbas, Pakistan High Commissioner to the U.K.
Pakistani officials said in a press release that the helicopters are to undergo maintenance services by M/s Vector Aerospace before they are shipped to Pakistan later this year.
The High Commissioner lauded the historic relationship between the Armed Forces of Pakistan and the United Kingdom. He also thanked the representatives of Britain, Leonardo and M/s Vector Aerospace for their support in the successful transfer of the aircraft.
The Sea King of the Royal Navy was built under license by Westland Helicopters. The sales deal for them was signed by Pakistan and Britain's Ministry of Defense last year.
Washington (UPI) May 18, 2017
Boeing is proposing a modified version of its 737 commercial jet liner for the recapitalization of the U.S. Air Force's Joint Surveillance Target Radar aircraft. Jamie Burgess, Vice-President and Program Manager for Boeing Military Aircraft Mobility Surveillance and Engagement division "The size of the 737 is about right for a [command and control] C2 mission crew that would be s ... read more
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