Helicopters Media Contact

Melissa Walters
E: Melissa.Walters@leonardocompany.us
T: +1 (267) 252-1346 

TH-119 helicopter performs first flight. Training excellence built in US, ready for US Navy

Leonardo is pleased to announce it successfully completed the initial flight test of the TH-119 IFR training helicopter yesterday

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Los Angeles Fire Department to strengthen emergency response capabilities with the addition of a fifth AW139 helicopter

Leonardo announced today that the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) is set to introduce a fifth AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter into its fleet

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U.S. Air Force selects the MH-139 based on the world-class Leonardo AW139 helicopter for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile protection and government and security forces transport missions

The United States Air Force (USAF) today selected the MH-139, based on the Leonardo AW139 and offered by Boeing as prime contractor, to replace its fleet of UH-1N "Huey" helicopters

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Leonardo and PGZ sign letter of intent on the AW249 combat helicopter

Leonardo and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa S.A. (PGZ) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) that will see the two companies collaborate on the AW249

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Leonardo welcomes Government of Canada Intention to move forward with AW101 Solutions for CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade and Fleet Augmentation

Leonardo welcomes the Government of Canada's intention to proceed with the CH-149 Cormorant Mid-Life Upgrade Program (CMLU) to be carried out by the Company to deliver a comprehensive upgrade to Canada's AW101 primary search and rescue helicopter fleet

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Signing the OCEAN2020 grant agreement, the most strategic European Defence Fund's tender for naval surveillance technology and maritime safety

Leonardo announced today the signature of the grant agreement for OCEAN2020, the most important project related to the initiative to boost Europe's defence research under the European Defence Fund

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Leonardo celebrates helicopter orders at HELI-EXPO 2018 of nearly 140 million euro

Leonardo announced further combined orders for helicopters at Heli-Expo in Las Vegas today for a total of 17 aircraft valued at almost 140 million euro for several customers in various countries and for a range of commercial and public service applications

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Era Group to mark entry of AW609 tiltrotor into the US commercial market

Leonardo and Era Group (Era) have announced today the signing of a landmark agreement that would launch the AW609 into service in the US commercial market and demonstrate its capabilities on a wider scale

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Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 program, the first and most important European Defence Agency research tender for naval surveillance technology

Leonardo was awarded the most important project related to the first European Defence Found's initiative, OCEAN2020, to boost Europe's defence capabilities, issued by the European Union under the ‘Preparatory Action on Defence Research' programme. The competitive selection was conducted by the European Defence Agency and will be contracted in the coming weeks.

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