The U.S. Navy announced on Jan. 13, 2020 that AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) was awarded a contract for $176.5M for the production of 32 TH-73A helicopters in support of the Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) program.
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15 Nov 2019
Leonardo’s ULISSES system was used to automatically locate a number of simulated submarines in a live trials exercise. Ultra Electronics provides the software capability for the ULISSES system to provide accurate target location from up to 64 sonobuoys and/or dipping sonars. The successful trials mean that development is on-track to finish this year, with production starting in 2020.
09 Oct 2019
With major upcoming programmes to strengthen its capabilities at sea, Australia has a trusted partner in Leonardo, who is exhibiting at Pacific Expo 2019 in Sydney, displaying the AWHERO unmanned platform.
Leonardo demos outstanding BMD capabilities performed by its MFRA radar during Formidable Shield 2019
05 Sep 2019
The Italian Navy FREMM frigate Carlo Bergamini equipped with Leonardo’s MFRA was able to detect and track the launch and impact point of a ballistic missile. The MFRA radar demonstrated its ability to detect the full range of threats presented during the exercise.
24 Jun 2019
The Philippine Navy (PN) officially inducted two AW159 Wildcat ASW helicopters. The acceptance ceremony was held during the events marking the 121st anniversary of the PN.
26 Apr 2019
Four AW101s and a comprehensive integrated logistics and training package to be supplied with PZL-Świdnik acting as prime contractor. With deliveries to be completed by 2022 the fleet will perform Anti-Submarine Warfare and combat search and rescue missions
14 Apr 2019
On April 8, 2019, the Polish Ministry of National Defense signed an offset package worth 395.882751 million zlotys (about $ 104 million) with Italian company Leonardo. This agreement precedes a procurement contract for four Leonardo Helicopters AW101 Merlin for the Polish Navy.
06 Apr 2019
Leonardo submitted to the US Navy its proposal to manufacture and support up to 130 training helicopters under the relevant Request for Proposal (RFP).
19 Feb 2019
Leonardo’s new M-40 target drone flew its first live missions for the Italian Navy in a recent training exercise at an Italian joint armed forces test range the defense group said on Feb. 18.