New European Attack Helicopters Set To Debut In Mid-2020s

Leonardo AW249 attack helicopter
Leonardo’s AW249 development is reusing the dynamic systems of its AW149 utility helicopter as the basis of the platform. Service entry is planned for around 2025.
Credit: Leonardo
By the middle of the decade, Europe’s armies are set to begin fielding new fleets of attack helicopters produced in a wave of indigenous development. Both Italy and Turkey are separately developing clean-sheet 8-10-metric-ton attack helicopter platforms. The goal is replacing or supplementing the...

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