Pakistan and Turkey have signed an agreement for the sale of 30 Turkish ATAK helicopters to Islamabad. Turkeys Undersecretary of Defence Industries (SSM) Dr
Leonardo has signed a contract for two AW119Kx single engine helicopters plus option for an additional unit for State Border Guard of Latvia The contract also includes customised configuration and aircrew/maintenance technician training services. The aircraft will be delivered from the Companys facility in Philadelphia in 2019 and will perform a wide range of missions including search and rescue (SAR), transport, firefighting and disaster relief; replacing two ageing AB206B Jet Rangers, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Philippine Navy will receive three Israeli-built Spike ER (extended range) missile systems and two brand-new AgustaWestland AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters this year. Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) spokesperson Arsenio Andolong was quoted as saying by
Leonardo‘s AW109 Trekker light twin-engine helicopter was issued with type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Deliveries will start in the first quarter of 2018
Leonardo has won a contract to supply two AW139s for the Italian Coast Guard and six for the Customs and Border Protection Service valued at approximately 112 million euro for delivery by 2020. The Italian Coast Guard has signed a contract for two AW139s to perform search and rescue missions, with deliveries to be completed by the end of 2018, while the Italian Customs and Border Protection Service (Guardia di Finanza) has ordered six to perform patrol operations, with deliveries to be completed by 2020, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo has delivered the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security. The aircraft departed Leonardos Yeovil facility on November 17th for Sola Air Base in southern Norway where the aircraft will enter a period of Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) before entering service with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 2018, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo announced Wednesday that the government of Queensland in Australia placed an order for two Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters. The rotorcraft are expected to aid in the country's ability to respond with additional medical services and to conduct search and rescue missions on land or sea
The Argentine Ministry of Defense acquired 20 AugustaWestland AB 206 military helicopters purchased second from Italy. They will be assigned to the Army Aviation Directorate as part of the military capabilities expansion and recovery process
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India has issued summons to former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and others over AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter bribery case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued the summons, asking them to appear before him on December 20, Economic Times reported Wednesday
Indias Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed charges against former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and nine others in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter bribery case. He was earlier arrested in connection with this case last year and granted bail
The Indonesian military police has named an ex-Air Force chief of staff planning assistant as a suspect in a bribery case related to the procurement of Agusta Westland VIP chopper. “We have named former Air Force chief of staff planning assistant, identified only as SB, a new suspect on the case,” military police commander Maj
South Korea's Navy has deployed four additional AW-159 shipborne anti-submarine helicopters to a front-line fleet for combat operations. The Navy acquired eight AW-159 choppers, also known as Wildcats, last year in two batches in June and December, respectively
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