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    First of Two AW169 Trainers for Italian Army, 11-Jul-20 : #delivery Italian Army received the first of two UH-169B (Leonardo AW169) trainer helicopters to be used by the 2nd Aviation Regiment at Lamezia Terme. A modified variant with skids will follow to meet the LUH requirement

    Piaggio to Support Italian Chinook, 27-Dec-19 : #T55 Piaggio Aerospace awarded 9-year contract valued €50M to provide spare parts, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) for the Honeywell (Lycoming) T55-L-714A engines that equipped the Italian Army CH-47F Chinook helicopters

    Thommen Multi Function Displays for AW129, 20-Dec-19 : #Displays Swiss avionics manufacturer Thommen started deliveries of its digital Multi-Function Display (MFD) replacement solution for legacy CRT installed on AW129 helicopters

    Italian Special Forces FIT 19-1 Exercise, 30-Mar-19 : #SpecialForces Helicopter squadrons from the Italian Armed Forces participated in the 10th Special Forces Annual Exercise FIT (Force Integration Training). This year edition was hosted by the Navy at Grottaglie and participated CH-47F Chinook, NH90, HH-101 Caesar and HH-212

    Italian Army Aviation CAEX 2018 Exercise, 24-May-18 : #training The Italian Army completed the CAEX I 2018 exercise (Complex Aviation Exercise) at the training area of ​​Monte Romano

    Italian Task Group Griffon in Iraq, 02-Aug-17 : Italian Army 5 Aviation Regiment Rigel arrived in northern Iraq as part of Operation Inherent Resolve Task Group Griffon rotation forces

    3.000 Flying Hours In Afghanistan for Italians NH90, 16-Jan-17 : Italian Army NH90 TTH fleet in Afghanistan achieved 3000 flying hours. Deployed in Herat since 2012 as Task Group “Fenice”, part of the TAAC-W (Train Advise Assist Command - West)

    Leonardo to Develop A129 Replacement, 13-Jan-17 : Leonardo signed with Italian Defence Ministry NEES agreement to develop and procure 48 new exploration and escort helicopters to replace the current fleet of AW129 Mangusta by 2025.

    ITALAIR performed Medevac Flight in Lebanon, 21-Jan-16 : Since 1979 italian helicopters from ITALAIR has performed more than 39,000 hours of flying in the skies of Lebanon and Israel with over 1700 medical evacuations of sick or injured people.

    NHI Delivers the 250th NH90 Helicopter, 13-Oct-15 : NHIndustries celebrated the delivery of the 250th NH90 military helicopter in Viterbo,Italy during the annual NH90 users conference

    KFOR MedEvac Training in Kosovo, 16-Jul-15 : U.S. Army Reserve 5-159th AVN HH-60M Black Hawk medic crew based at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo lead a course in medical evacuation (MedEvac) operations for their multinational partners

    Italian Blade 2015 Multinational Helicopter Exercise, 23-Jun-15 : More than 30 helicopters and 1000 military personnel have gathered 80 kilometers north of Rome for Italian Blade 2015, this year’s largest military rotary-wing exercise in Europe.

    Italian Blade 2015 Starting at Viterbo, 15-Jun-15 : Gathering about 40 helicopters from 7 countries, the 8th training Helicopter Exercise Programme (HEP) event organised by the European Defence Agency’s (EDA) will start on 22 June in Viterbo, Italy.

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