AgustaWestland ICH-47F Chinook in
italy Aviazione dell'Esercito

Italian Army Aviation

2014 to present

Aviazione dell'Esercito ICH-47F Chinook

16 aircraft based on the CH-47F ordered in 2009 to replace the CH-47C with deliveries planned between 2014 and 2017. AgustaWestland Italy is prime contractor for systems integration, final assembly and aircraft delivery.
First 2 handed over on October 2, 2014 at Viterbo

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Italian Army Received First Two ICH-47F Chinook, 02-Oct-14 : AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the Italian Army has taken delivery of its first two ICH-47F Chinook helicopters during an official ceremony held at Vergiate plant (Italy) today. The ceremony was attended by the Italian Army Chief of Staff Gen. Claudio Graziano, the Director of ARMAEREO Lt. General Domenico Esposito and representatives from the industry.

Italian Army ICH-47F Chinook maiden flight, 26-Jun-13 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the first ICH-47F Chinook for the Italian Army successfully accomplished its maiden flight on June 24th at Vergiate in Italy. The aircraft took to the air for 15 minutes, performing as expected carrying out basic handling tests and main systems checks.

ARMAEREO Awards ICH-47F Chinook Helicopter Contract, 13-May-09 : AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract for sixteen ICH-47F Chinook helicopters plus four options for the Italian Army by the General Directorate of Air Armaments (ARMAEREO).

Boeing and AgustaWestland Sign MOU for Joint Rotorcraft Work, 06-Feb-07 : ST. LOUIS, MO - The Boeing Company and AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for joint work on the next-generation Chinook helicopter for the Italian Army and other future rotorcraft opportunities.


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
2014/nowAldebaran Viterbo

Construction Numbers Help Us

C/NModBuiltID     In this OrganisationIn other Org

    M.7801 2013     MM81778: Esercito EI.701 d/d 02oct14
AgustaWestland Italy CSX81778: First ICH-47F Chinook, f/f 24jun13
    M.7802 2014     MM81779: Esercito EI.702 d/d 02oct14
AgustaWestland Italy CSX81779: AgustaWestland Italy 2014
    M.7803 2014     MM81780: Esercito EI.703 d/d Dec14
    M.7805     MM81782: Esercito EI.705 d/d 2015
    M.7806     MM81783: Esercito EI.706 d/d 2015
    M.7809     MM81786: Esercito EI.709 d/d 2015
    M.7810     MM81787: Esercito EI.710 d/d 2015, test serial CSX81787
    M.7812 2014     MM81789: Esercito EI.712 d/d 2015, test serial CSX81789

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