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Italian Coast Guard Expands Its AW139 Helicopter Fleet

Italian Coast Guard Expands Its AW139 Helicopter Fleet

AgustaWestland announced today a major milestone in the modernization of the Italian Coast Guard’s helicopter fleet, with the delivery of three further AW139 intermediate twin aircraft and an order for two more aircraft. The delivery ceremony was attended by Italian […]


NATO Welcomes Activation of New Air Command and Control System

NATO Welcomes Activation of New Air Command and Control System

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment Patrick Auroy welcomed the activation of NATO’s new Air Command and Control System (ACCS). Italy recently decided to declare the first ACCS site operational, with other NATO and national sites to follow in […]


FREMM “Carabiniere” Delivered to the Italian Navy

FREMM “Carabiniere” Delivered to the Italian Navy

The frigate “Carabiniere” was delivered today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. It is the fourth vessel of the FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates – commissioned to Fincantieri within the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organization […]


Italy Orders Final Two Fremm Frigates

Italy Orders Final Two Fremm Frigates

Orizzonte Sistemi Navali S.p.A., a joint venture between Fincantieri (51%) and Finmeccanica (49%), and prime contractor for Italy within the international Italian-French FREMM – Multi Mission European Frigates – program, was notified by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation) […]


AgustaWestland Delivers Final AW139 Helicopter to Italian Police

AgustaWestland Delivers Final AW139 Helicopter to Italian Police

AgustaWestland announced today it has completed the delivery of the Italian Police’s AW139 intermediate twin helicopters at the end of December 2014. Deliveries started in mid-2013 and now eight aircraft are in service at five different bases in central and […]


Italy Orders 3 More Aermacchi T-346 Trainers

Italy Orders 3 More Aermacchi T-346 Trainers

Alenia Aermacchi and ARMAEREO (Italian National Armaments Directorate) signed today in Rome a contract worth 120 million Euros to provide the Italian Air Force with further three advanced trainer aircraft M-346 (identified as T-346A by the Italian Air Force), with […]


Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica Executives of Bribery Charges In Chopper Deal

Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica Executives of Bribery Charges In Chopper Deal

An Italian court on Thursday acquitted senior executives of military consortium Finmeccanica of corruption charges in the VVIP helicopter deal with India, but [India’s Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI] insists that the verdict would not adversely affect its ongoing criminal […]


AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7. The 30 Maxx PRO Plus model Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, known as MRAPs, were being divested from Army inventory and […]


Alenia Aermacchi Roll-Out First M-346 for Israel

Alenia Aermacchi Roll-Out First M-346 for Israel

The first M-346 advanced trainer for the Israeli Air & Space Force was rolled out today in a ceremony held at Alenia Aermacchi’s plant in Venegono Superiore, Italy. In July 2012, Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, was awarded a contract […]


First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK today in the presence of the Italian Air Force Chief of […]


 
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