ST Aerospace and Alenia Aermacchi are set to deliver the last of the 12 M-346 new generation advanced trainers to the Republic of Singapore Air Force(RSAF) in March 2014, under the contract signed in late 2010. Currently, a total of 10 aircraft have been delivered along with the delivery of the relevant ground based training system and the associated M-346 initial logistics support package
The US Coast Guard pilots will soon be flying the Alenia Aermacchi C-27J, an Italian transport plane, under a transfer from the U.S
The M-346 trainer aircraft built by Alenia Aermacchi has been selected by the Polish Ministry of Defence to train its Air Force pilots. The contract, which includes training and technical and logistic support, is worth EUR 280 million and includes the purchase of eight M-346 airplanes, plus option on four more planes, in addition to flight simulators and training devices
The Royal Australian Air Force today successfully completed the maiden flight of its first C-27J Spartan in Italy. Chief Executive Officer of the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) Mr Warren King said this was an exciting milestone for the DMO and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as it represents a major step towards further strengthening Air Forces airlift capability
Alenia Aermacchi has signed a contract with the Peruvian Ministry of Defense to supply two C-27J Spartan tactical airlifters. The contract has a value of around 100 million euro inclusive of a substantial logistic support package, technical assistance, training for pilots, crew and ground engineers and a set of special equipment that have been chosen by the customer
Alenia Aermacchi has successfully conducted operating and training tests on the Romanian Air Forces C-27Js, with the new fire fighting system, Caylym Guardian, onboard. The new firefighting system system allows C-27Js to drop up to six large cardboard containers on bushfires; each container has a capacity of 1000 liters water or extinguishing liquid
Alenia Aermacchi has completed the final assembly of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first C-27J Spartan tactical airlift aircraft with mating of the aircraft's wing with the fuselage, engines and landing gear at its facility in Italy. The aircraft is currently undergoing equipment installation and functional tests in preparation for the flight testing programme
Alenia Aermacchi has won contract worth about 100 million euros to supply the Peruvian Ministry of Defense with 2 C-27J Spartan tactical airlifters. The C-27J - known as the only true military transport aircraft of its category available on the market - has been selected by the Fuerza Aerea del Perù due to its proven operational flexibility at competitive costs; the best performances in its class in all operational and environmental conditions and because it is the only aircraft in its class interoperable with heavier airlifters already in service in Peru
Alenia Aermacchi and the Italian Air Force signed the agreement at the Dubai Airshow to support Italian Praetorian fleet. The Praetorian, which is a specialised version of the MC-27J, is expected to support the Italian Special Forces and Comando Operativo Forze Speciali (COFS) in their missions
Alenia Aermacchis plant in Venegono has begun assembling Israel's first M-346 advanced jet trainer which will replace the TA-4 Skyhawks currently in service. The three major components of the first aircraft, called Lavi in Israeli Air & Space Force, are currently being joined to form the aircraft's structure
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Alenia Aermacchi today delivered the first Maritime Utility Aircraft to the Turkish Navy. This delivery comprises of a total order of eight ATR72s, which consist of two TMUAs and six ATR72-600 TMPA (Turkish Maritime Patrol Aircraft) maritime patrol and anti-submarine warfare aircraft
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