AgustaWestland AW139M in
italy Aeronautica Militare Italiana

Italian Air Force

2012 to present


  • Aeronautica Militare Italiana AW139M
  • Aeronautica Militare Italiana AW139M
  • Aeronautica Militare Italiana AW139M

Known as HH-139A in italian service, they are the first examples of the AW139M dedicated military variant to be delivered. Ten aircraft will be the interim solution for supplement ageing AB.212 and HH-3F until a final SAR replacement is chosen.

VH-139A VIP variant which replaced the Agusta SH-3DTS also listed here

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APROC 2017, 28-Jun-17 : Italian air force held the Air Centric Personnel Recovery Operatives Course (APROC), the main training event in Europe in combat search and rescue.

Italian Red Cross Flight Nurse Course on HH-139A, 25-May-17 : Italian air force held the second course of flight nurses for 25 volunteers of the Italian Red Cross

AgustaWestland and AMI Training Agreement, 05-Aug-14 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that it has signed a cooperation agreement with the Italian Air Force for training services aimed at further strengthening their already well-established cooperation through the future set up of joint training services.

AW139M in South American Tour after FIDAE, 25-Mar-14 : FIDAE 2014 AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that an Italian Air Force AW139M is about to start a four week demonstration tour throughout South America following its appearance at FIDAE 2014 in Chile this week.

Italian Air Force HH-139A Enters Service, 08-Mar-12 : The first of ten Italian Air Force HH-139A / AW139M helicopters has entered operational service


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2014/now83 centro c/sar Cervia
2014/now85 centro c/sar Pratica di Mare
2013/now84 centro c/sar Gioia del Colle
2013/now82 centro c/sar Trapani Birgi
2012/now81 CAE Cervia
2012/now93 Gruppo Rome Ciampino
2012/now15° Stormo c/sar Cervia

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    31420 2012     CSX81798: AMI HH-139A type 15-42 d/d Jul12
    31403 2012     MM81796: AMI HH-139A type 15-40 d/d Jan12
    31413 2012     MM81797: AMI HH-139A type15-41 d/d Aug12; pictured (top) at 81 Centro+
    31420 2012     MM81798: 09jul12 pictured (pic1) at Farnborough airshow, UK. AW159 Z+
    31427 2012     MM81799: AMI HH-139A type 15-43 Jul12
    31434 2012     MM81800: AMI HH-139A type 15-44 Jul12
    31439     MM81801: AMI HH-139A type 15-45 Jan13
    31448     MM81802: AMI HH-139A type 15-46 Jan13
    31469 2013     MM81803: AMI HH-139A type 15-47 Mar13
    31481 2013     MM81804: AMI HH-139A type 15-48 May13
    31489 2013     MM81805: AMI HH-139A type 15-49 Jul13
    31404 2012     MM81806: AMI VH-139A VIP type, Repubblica Italiana
    31408 2012     MM81807: AMI VH-139A VIP type Repubblica Italiana d/d Aug12, 31 Sto+
    31521 2013     MM81822: AMI HH-139A type 15-50 Dec13
    31526 2013     MM81823: AMI HH-139A type 15-51 Dec13
    31528     MM81824: AMI HH-139A type 15-52 2014

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