Italy Bolsters M-345 Order Backlog

Credit: Leonardo
Leonardo has secured an order for an additional batch of M-345 High Efficiency Trainers from the Italian Air Force. The €300 million ($335 million) order, announced June 13, covers 13 aircraft, and brings the number of aircraft ordered by Italy to 18. The air force is expected to require up to 45...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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