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September 2017 Air Force Military Aviation Defence Industry News
 

New generation of pilots cadets started training at PLAAF Aviation University

New generation of cadet pilots started training at PLAAF Aviation University
 
More than a thousand new cadets have been inducted into China's Air Force Aviation University, Chinese online media announced on September 4, 2017. These cadets will go on to be the next generation of pilots, and fly the J-20 jet fighter and Yun-20 transport aircraft.
 

HAL starts production of LCH attack helicopter

HAL starts production of LCH attack helicopter
 
The Indian Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, declared the launch of production of HAL designed 5.8 ton category Light Combat Helicopter and dedicated the HAL’s role changer design upgrade program of Hawk-i to the nation in HAL premises on Aug. 28. Senior officials from Ministry of Defence, Indian Air Force and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited were present on the occasion.
 

Tupolev hands over upgraded Tu-160M, Tu-95MSM strategic bombers

Tupolev hands over upgraded Tu-160M, Tu-95MSM strategic bombers
 
JSC Tupolev, a subsidiary of the United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), is successfully continuing the modernization of the Long-Range Aviation`s aerial platforms, according to the press department of the company.
 

Sikorsky wins $303 mn order for two LRIP CH-53K helicopters production

Sikorsky wins $303 mn order for two LRIP CH-53K helicopters production
 
Sikorsky has been awarded a $303 million contract for Lot I low-rate initial production of two CH-53K King Stallion Heavy Lift helicopters, associated aircraft and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment, and spares, the US DoD announced on Aug. 31 on its website.
 

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