Leonardo Helicopters

£360m contract signed for the Wildcat WIST programme

A total of 340 jobs are due to be sustained with Leonardo at RNAS Yeovilton, Somerset, and other companies due to a five-year £360m support and training contract being renewed with Leonardo Helicopters UK

Austria signs contract for 18 AW169M LUHs

Austria Ministry of Defence placed an order for 18 AW169M Light Utility Helicopters (LUH) to replace the Austrian Air Force’s ageing Alouette III fleet, which has been in service since the 1960s

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UK’s New Medium Helicopter creeps towards start line

The UK’s long-awaited New Medium Helicopter programme, which will see a new helicopter type enter service in replacement of four existing platforms, could get underway next month

US DOD shows interest in 36 more TH-73A helicopters

The US Department of Defense has announced the award of a $159m firm-fixed price modification to AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp

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DSEI 2021: Leonardo launches 'Team AW149 UK' to support NMH bid

Leonardo announced the launch of Team AW149 UK during the first day of the DSEI conference at the ExCeL London Centre in Newham, East London, on September 14

Leonardo boosts US offering with new academy

Italian aerospace giant Leonardo has embarked on a major expansion of its presence in the US with a vast new Helicopter Training Academy. Tom Batchelor looks at what’s on offer and the benefits it will bring

Helicopter orders down, revenues up, in Leonardo’s half-year results

Leonardo’s defence electronics registered strong performance in Q2 this year while the helicopter business segment saw an increase in revenues, as the company outlined its 2021 half-year results

US Navy’s first TH-73A Thrasher arrives at Whiting Field

The first operational US Navy TH-73A Thrasher training helicopter landed at NAS Whiting Field in Milton, Florida, on August 6

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Portuguese Navy receives first upgraded Lynx Mk95A

The Portuguese Navy has received its first modernised AgustaWestland (now Leonardo Helicopters) Lynx Mk95A maritime utility helicopter, more than a year after the newly upgraded type completed its first flight

Portuguese Navy takes delivery of first upgraded Lynx Mk95A

The Portuguese Navy has taken delivery of its first upgraded Lynx Mk95A naval helicopter