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Role of Helicopters in Frontier Area Oil Exploration

With the thawing of Arctic zone ice due to global warming and ever-increasing demand for oil, hydrocarbon scouts are being forced to even higher latitudes and greater depths in their quest for oil. Prominent emerging areas of “tough-zone” oil exploration are deep-water regions and the Arctic Circle. As most of the easy oil and the large subsurface concentrations of hydrocarbons ...

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Turkey selects Sikorsky aircraft for Black Hawk helicopter program

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation won a contract from the Defense Industry Executive Committee (DIEC) for the delivery of 109 derivative Black Hawk helicopters for multi-mission use by the Turkish Government. Turkish defence minister Vecdi Gonul has named Sikorsky’s T-70 Black Hawk as the winner of the nation’s general purpose helicopter project. Sikorsky officials will finalize contract details with the under secretariat ...

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