Tag: UK Ministry of Defence

UK Orders Third Airbus Zephyr-S UAV

Reading Time: 1 minute The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has ordered a third Zephyr-S Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), as part of a £13-million contract with Airbus. Zephyr-S is the latest version of a series of ultra-lightweight UAVs, capable of flying up to 70,000ft – twice the altitude of a commercial airliner – for up to 45 days at […]

30th Merlin MK2 Helicopter Delivered to UK Ministry of Defence

Reading Time: 1 minute The Ministry of Defence has taken delivery of the 30th upgraded Merlin Mk2 helicopter from industry. Lockheed Martin UK joined representatives from the Royal Navy and the Ministry of Defence for a ceremony to mark the handover of the final airframe at Leonardo’s facility in Yeovil, England. For the last ten years, employees from both […]

Boeing Poised to Win $2.9b UK Helicopter Deal

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing Co is poised to win a £2 billion ($2.9 billion; Dh10.73 billion) deal with the UK Ministry of Defence for new Apache attack helicopters, according to the Telegraph, which didn’t cite the source of its information. The Chicago-based aircraft maker may secure the 50-helicopter contract, which includes servicing, the newspaper said. Italian aerospace manufacturer […]