International Military Helicopter Sponsors & Exhibitors
Elbit Systems EW & SIGINT – Elisra Ltd.
Elbit Systems EW & SIGINT – Elisra Ltd., a world leader in the fields of EW (Electronic Warfare), Intelligence & Communications. It designs, develops, manufactures, integrates and supports advanced system solutions for airborne, naval and ground platforms.
Elisra is a primary source of EW suites for the Israel Air Force and many other Air Forces around the world. A leader in sophisticated EW solutions, Elisra’s unique Unified Suites (RWR, LWR, MWS, ECM , CMDS & EWC) are installed in over 30 types of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft of both Western and Eastern origin (including: CH-53, AH-64D, AH-1, CH-47, Black-Hawk, EH-101, Super-Puma, S-92, Bell-412, Panther).
Elisra is wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd.
FMV – Vidsel Test Range
Vidsel Test Range, located in the north of Sweden sets out to give defence organizations and industry a better and more complete testing experience than they can achieve anywhere else in Europe. Whether it is air-to-air, air-to-ground, ground-to-air and surface-to-surface testing, electronic warfare and UAV deployment, testing and evaluation, Vidsel is the place.
With the largest over ground test facility in Europe, we have facilities for missile launching and cold climate testing, a Dynamic High-G flight simulator and both stationary and mobile command centres. Add to that the ability to train in a huge undisturbed overland area in an instrumented GBAD threat environment; you then begin to see how Vidsel encompasses the full combat loop.
A recent €10 million investment in developing new services at Vidsel means we have the latest array of instrumentation including optical and radar tracking systems, high speed cameras and telemetry systems including electronic warfare capabilities and both static and mobile air and ground-based targets.
Find out more at www.vidseltestrange.com to learn why we are the natural first choice for real-world testing in Europe.
World’s Largest Independent Helicopter Support Company State-of-the-art repair and overhaul facilities, backed with incomparable expertise allows Heli-One to negotiate superior equipment and parts discounts, harness increased purchasing power and decrease costs associated with post delivery modifications. With over fifty years experience, Heli-One has the experience and flexibility to support operators around the world, operating in any number of challenging situations. Heli-One’s customer focused solutions are aimed at minimizing aircraft downtime, decreasing costs and increasing operational agility. From repair and overhaul, to integrated logistics support – Heli-One does it all. We’re your total helicopter solution.
Honeywell’s design centre of excellence for mission systems (Skyforce Avionics Ltd) based in the UK has been engaged since the mid 1990’s in the development and manufacture of a range of mission products designed to enhance the effectiveness of helicopter and fixed wing special role platforms.
Applications include Airborne Law Enforcement, Special Forces, Surveillance, Search and Rescue, and Executive roles for both military and civil agencies. With a worldwide customer base and global reach for product support, Honeywell is one of the leading providers of cost effective mission systems.
Honeywell continues to invest in the next generation of hardware and software platforms that will further integrate the ground and airborne elements and enhance helicopter safety. Honeywell’s customers this long term commitment is good news and allows them to buy with confidence that the platforms they have selected will continue to grow in capability and be globally supported.
MD Helicopters, Inc. (MDHI), is a leading manufacturer of commercial and military helicopters. The MDHI family of helicopters is world renowned for its value, versatility and performance. The MD Helicopters family includes the twin-engine MD Explorer, and single engine versions of the MD 600N, MD 520N, MD 500E, MD 530F and MD 540F. The MD 540F is an effective and affordable Light Attack Helicopter and is ideal for Armed Scout and Counterinsurgency (COIN) operations. The company is based in Mesa, Arizona. For more information about MDHI, visit www.mdhelicopters.com
NH Industries is the largest rotorcraft Joint Venture in European history and is responsible for the latest generation NH90 military helicopter. The Company is owned by AgustaWestland, Eurocopter and Fokker.
The NH90 is a highly versatile medium twin-engine helicopter designed for a range of tasks including medical evacuation, tactical land missions, maritime support and blue water naval operations. The aircraft has a large composite airframe, a wide selection of role equipment, an excellent power to weight ratio, integrated avionics and Fly-By-Wire flight controls.
More than 120 helicopters have been delivered out of the 529 ordered, and are now in service with the armed forces of Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Greece, Oman, Australia and New Zealand.
RUAG Aviation has been a service provider for operators of military helicopters for more than 40 years. As a preferred partner and supplier of the Swiss Department of Defence, RUAG Aviation supports the fleet of the Swiss Air Force such as Super Puma, Cougar, EC 635 at the Helicopter Center in Alpnach, while the Bell UH-1D fleet of the German Federal Armed Forces is maintained in Oberpfaffenhofen. The tasks of RUAG Aviation include all service work as well as engineering, upgrades, system integrations and logistic management of numerous helicopter types on the global market.
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Saab serves the global market with world-leading products, services and solutions from military defence to civil security. With operations on every continent, Saab continuously develops, adapts and improves new technology to meet customers’ changing needs. Reliable support and services are key success factors to any helicopter operation - from warfare to search and rescue missions. With decades of experience in providing and operating service and support solutions for the air operation sector Saab provides a true commitment.
TenCate Advanced Armour
TenCate Advanced Armour is an experienced supplier of lightweight armour solutions designed for helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, as well as various land systems and naval vessels. TenCate Advanced Armour is specialised in the complete process of designing, certification, and manufacturing of lightweight composite armour solutions in accordance with EN 9100 quality requirements. The dedicated aerospace design team of TenCate Advanced Armour is an experienced Joint Development Partner in armour system integration with design and installation based on proven technologies and thorough analysis and validation. TenCate Advanced Armour is an independent and global supply chain partner in large-scale projects.
Smarter by Design.
Thales covers the whole range of Military Helicopter training needs, from turnkey Training Services, to specific Training Devices such as Full Mission Simulators, Cockpit Procedures Trainers or Computer-Based Training systems. Thales delivers Training Solutions for all types of missions, whether Nap of the Earth Tactical flying, Combat Search & Rescue, or Urban Areas operations. Thales supports the armed forces with advanced Training Devices on NH90, Tiger, Chinook, Sea-King and other military helicopters. Increasing the safety of operations and enhancing the mission readiness of customers is our main goal.