Friday, September 24, 2021

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Brazilian Air Force confirms Leonardo as AMX logistic support supplier

ROME — The Brazilian Air Force General Command of Support (COMGAP) has confirmed Leonardo as the supplier of long-term logistic support services for the Força Aérea Brasileira’s (FAB) AMX aircraft fleet. The agreement was signed within the framework of the...

First M-345 Production Aircraft Performs its Maiden Flight

ROME —The first M-345 HET (High Efficiency Trainer) production basic/advanced trainer aircraft successfully performed its maiden flight at Venegono Superiore airport (Varese, Italy) on December 21 with pilots Quirino Bucci and Giacomo Iannelli onboard. Quirino Bucci, Aircraft Division’s Trainer Project...

Boeing MH-139 to replace U.S. Air Force UH-1N Huey fleet

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Boeing will provide its MH-139 helicopter and related support to the U.S. Air Force to replace the more than 40-year-old UH-1N 'Huey' helicopters used to protect America’s intercontinental ballistic missile bases. The program awarded today is...

Philippine Navy: delivery of two AW159 Wildcat helicopters set for March 2019

By Priam Nepomuceno MANILA – The Philippine Navy (PN) will receive its first two anti-submarine helicopters, AgustaWestland (Leonardo) AW159 "Wildcat", in March next year. "Siguro sa March ang delivery (The delivery is probably in March 2019)," PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert...

Leonardo welcomes Canada’s CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade and Fleet Augmentation

Leonardo and Team Cormorant will deliver a comprehensive upgrade to Canada’s AW101 primary SAR helicopter fleet and expand the current fleet of 14 AW101s by up to seven additional AW101s The Cormorant MLU and augmentation will position the...

First Leonardo AW101 Commando Merlin delivered to the UK’s Commando Helicopter Force

Delivery of the first AW101 Commando Merlins announced by the UK’s Minister for Defence Procurement at RNAS Yeovilton Leonardo will deliver ten of the 25 AW101 Commando Merlins by the end of 2018 under Phase 2 of the...

Leonardo and the Australian Ministry of Defence sign agreement to establish local helicopter transmission repair and overhaul facility   

 Operations are expected to start in mid-2020 in Melbourne to support Australian MRH Taipan (NH90), foreign NH90s and civil helicopter main gear boxes This latest step by Leonardo reflects a strong commitment to positioning the customer at the...

Strike Planned At Italy F-35 Assembly Line

ROME - Workers at Italy’s F-35 assembly line have announced a strike next Tuesday to protest the widespread use of employment agency contractors at the site. Unions planning the one-day strike said 600 staff at Cameri Air Base — where...

Leonardo Demonstrates its AW159 Helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces

ROME - Leonardo, with the support of the UK’s 847 Naval Air Squadron, presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces at Royal Malaysian Navy Base Lumut and Leonardo Helicopters’ facility at Subang Airport, near Kuala Lumpur last...

Leonardo: upgraded Brazilian Navy Super Lynx makes successful maiden flight

First of eight Brazilian Navy Super Lynx Mk21A helicopters to undergo major upgrade. The first three upgraded aircraft will be delivered in 2018 and will provide increased aircraft performance and mission effectiveness. Latest milestone in the long standing...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

The last of the four Offshore Patrol Vessel 87 (OPV 87) ordered to Naval Group by the Argentinean Navy,...
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