Guardia di Finanza is a militarized police force part of the Ministry of Economy and Finance responsible for dealing with financial crime, smuggling and illegal drug trade. Operates +80 helicopters in patrolling, Search and Rescue (SAR) and government support.
Italian Customs Received First AW169M, 14-Nov-19 : #AW169M Italian customs police, Guardia di Finanza, received the first of 22 AW169M helicopters ordered just one year ago. Last one scheduled to be delivered in 2014 under a 280 million euros contract
Italian Guardia Di Finanza Orders 22 AW169M, 12-Nov-18 : #AW169M Italian customs police, Guardia di Finanza, orders 22 of the new variant AW169M valued € 280M to be delivered 2019-2024. Special equipped for SAR will replace current A109 and join 14 AW139