Department of Defense exercises options for 36 TH-73A helicopters

TH-73A / Leonardo Company

Leonardo welcomes the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Defense to award AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. a $159.4 million USD firm-fixed price modification to the previously awarded contract for the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System. This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of 36 TH-73A helicopters Lot III and initial spares.

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Germany signs on for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft

Boeing P-8A Poseidon

The German Ministry of Defense today signed a letter of offer and acceptance for five Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft under the U.S. government’s Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. With this order, Germany becomes the eighth customer of the multimission maritime surveillance aircraft, joining the United States, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Norway, Korea and New Zealand.

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NATO airlift management program expands C-17 training capability with Boeing services contract

A C-17 Weapons System Trainer, pictured here, will be stationed at Papa Air Base, Hungary, and be used to train NATO C-17 aircrews / Boeing

Boeing will provide aircrew training support for the Strategic Airlift Capability’s multinational fleet of C-17 aircraft under a new U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sale contract for a C-17 Weapon System Trainer (WST) that will be stationed at Pápa Air Base, Hungary.

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