Several governments are making modernization of their rotary-wing fleets a priority. Whether simply introducing new-technology aircraft or phasing out Soviet-era types in favor of their Western counterparts, this uptick is bringing relief to the helicopter manufacturers suffering from the downturn in demand from the oil and gas industry. Czech Republic Prague is expected to launch a tender in the coming weeks for a new battlefield support helicopter to replace its Soviet-era Mil Mi-24 ...

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