US approves sale of AH-64E or AH-1Z to the Philippines

The US State Department has approved the possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) of six Bell AH-1Z Viper and six Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to the Philippines.

Bell, Sikorsky progress in FARA competition

The US Army has selected Bell’s 360 Invictus and Sikorsky’s Raider X to progress through to the second phase of its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme.

ANALYSIS: FARA in Focus

Khalem Chapman provides detailed insight into each contender in the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft – Competitive Prototype (FARA-CP) programme before the US Army narrows its selection down to just two concepts.

First CMV-22B delivered to US Navy

The US Navy has received its first CMV-22B Osprey carrier onboard delivery (COD) aircraft.

Rolls-Royce secures five-year 'MissionCare' V-22 contract

Rolls-Royce announces a five-year ‘MissionCare' contract, worth US$1.2bn, to maintain AE 1107C turboshaft engines on the US Air Force (USAF), Marine Corps (USMC) and Navy V-22 Osprey tiltrotor fleet.

MV-22 upgrade, maintenance contract awarded to Bell-Boeing

Bell-Boeing awarded a contract to provide upgrades and maintenance on US Marine Corps (USMC) MV-22B Osprey tiltrotors.

ANALYSIS: Sikorsky unveils Raider X as FARA race gains pace

Sikorsky has officially unveiled its candidate for the US Army's Future Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme, the 'Raider X.' Over recent weeks, the FARA race has been prominent in aviation development news and Khalem Chapman explores the competition following Raider X's announcement.