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.
The helicopter is derived from the AW149, and shares similarities with the company’s AW139 and AW169 choppers.
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
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
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
The United States Department of Defense (DoD) has selected its BriteCloud expendable active decoy (EAD) to be evaluated under the US Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) programme. The mission of the FCT programme is to find, evaluate and field products and technologies produced by US allies, such as the UK, where these products have a high technology readiness level in order to satisfy valid defence requirements more quickly and economically, the company said in a statement Monday
Polish Ministry of Defense has awarded Leonardo $423 million (€ 380 million or PLN 1.65 ) for four AW101 maritime multirole helicopters
South Korea has won $1.02 billion to supply Indonesia with three 1,400-ton submarines, according to multiple press reports
South Koreas deployment of F-35 stealth fighters has irked North Korea, with Pyongyang alleging the development as a breach of the inter-Korean military agreement that could lead to “catastrophic outcomes.” In an article published by North Koreas Uriminzokkiri, the state-run website said it was a betrayal for South Korea to deploy the two F-35A jets, which arrived at a key air base of the Souths Air Force on March 29
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
Two South Korean firms and government of Philippines will jointly manufacture defense products that includes bulletproof vests, helmets and magazines in Bataan province, north of Manila. A ceremony was organised Friday to mark the construction of factories for the production of defense hardware
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