Turbomeca (Safran group) inaugurated their new facility at Turbomeca Australasia in Bankstown Airport (NSW), close to Sydney. The new 2,500 square meters encompasses, additional workshops, a new repair hall for MTR390 and RTM 322 engines, as well as a RTM322 engine new production line for MRH. Thanks to this new building, Turbomeca Australasia will be able to assemble, test and then to support the 92 RTM 322 and 46 MTR390 engines, respectively powering the MRH90 and Tiger ARH helicopters, for the next 30 years.
Boeing set to manufacture 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army and overseas users
Boeing has confirmed it is to build 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army as well as several international customers. This will include the first Apaches for Australia. This latest award, valued at US$1.9 billion, will bring the total current funded value of the contract to US$2.1 billion. Future obligations have the potential to see