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
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
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2014/||83 centro c/sar|| Cervia |
|2014/||85 centro c/sar|| Pratica di Mare |
|2013/||84 centro c/sar|| Gioia del Colle |
|2013/||82 centro c/sar|| Trapani Birgi |
|2012/||81 CAE|| Cervia |
|2012/||93 Gruppo|| Rome Ciampino |
|2012/||15° Stormo c/sar|| Cervia |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Built||ID In this Organisation||In 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|