Victoria Police Air Wing has ordered 3 Leonardo AW139 twin engine helicopters.
The helicopters will be supplied by StarFlight Victoria to carry out a range of law enforcement, patrol and surveillance, and maritime search and rescue missions from the Essendon Airport on behalf of the Victoria Police Air Wing, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The AW139s will be delivered from Leonardo’s Vergiate final assembly line facility in Italy in late 2019 and will enter service in 2020 following customization. The helicopter has capabilities similar to that of the AW169 and AW189 models.
The new aircraft will feature an advanced mission console, camera, wire cutter and rescue hoist. The original aircraft is in use with Australia for Emergency Medical Service (EMS).
Abu Dhabi Ship Building and Leonardo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly create a Combat Management System (CMS) Integration Laboratory at IDEX-2019 being held at Abu Dhabi, UAE. The CMS Laboratory will be capable of testing, maintaining and evolving the software of Leonardos CMS system operational in over 20 UAE Navys ships, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Leonardo has signed an 18-month contract with the NCI Agency which will see the Company continue to deliver cyber-incident detection and management capabilities. The new NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) Cyber Security Support Services (CSSS) contract provides continuity of service to the NCIRC – Full Operational Capability (FOC) contract which ends in February 2019, the company said in a statement Wednesday, Leonardo and the NCI Agency work in partnership to protect NATOs Communications and Information System (CIS) infrastructure from cyber-attacks
Leonardo has won a €180 million ($205 million) contract to supply new electronic warfare training equipment for NATO Joint Electronic Warfare Core Staff (JEWCS). The company will incorporate technology from its partners Cobham and Elettronica
Leonardo has developed an upgrade for the M60A3 main battle tank (MBT). The upgrade has been tested, and it covers battle tank's armour, mobility and firepower and is being marketed as a cost-effective upgrade package, IHS Janes reported Tuesday
Polish Ministry of Defense has awarded Leonardo $423 million (€ 380 million or PLN 1.65 ) for four AW101 maritime multirole helicopters
Polish Ministry of Defense has signed a $101 million (400 million PLN €90 million) offset agreement for AW101 military helicopters. The Offset Agreement provides the Polish Ministry of National Defence with the commitment for establishing in the Military Aviation Works No
Leonardo is setting up a new helicopter facilty in Algeria as a joint venture with Algerian Ministry of Defense. The facility is scheduled to be operational from 2021, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo has delivered its AW189 helicopters to the Malaysian Fire and Rescue Department (Jabatan Bomba dan Penyelamat Malaysia) and South Korean Seoul Fire Department to carry out fire-fighting operations in the two countries. The twin-engine, medium-lift choppers will also soon be delivered to the Tokyo Fire Department, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo is looking to configure the C-27J to make the aircraft better capable of fire-fighting operations to expand its multirole capabilities. The C-27J fire-fighter has a roll-on/roll-off Fire Attack System (FAS) made by Simplex Aerospace for airborne fire-fighting technology and capability, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Rheinmetall has offered submitted the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) with the Lance turret, Lynx Manouevre Support Vehicle (MSV) in response to the Australian Armys Land 400 Phase 3 - Mounted Close Combat Capability Request For Tender (RFT). The Lynx IFV and the Lynx MSV have been designed and tested to meet the demanding requirements of the Australian Army, NATO and NATO allies, the company said in a statement Friday
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