25 septembrie 2019

Leonardo plans support facility if it wins US training helicopter deal


Leonardo intends to build a support and maintenance centre in the United States if it wins a competition to provide a new training helicopter for the US Navy (USN), Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. The 9,300 m 2 facility will be constructed in Whiting Aviation Park, near Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Florida. It would employ 40-50 staff, Leonardo noted in a 25 September statement. Analysis Leonardo is offering its TH-119 single-engine helicopter to meet the USN TH-73 Advanced Helicopter [...]