Italy’s Financial Police Launch Customer For AW169M

LONDON—Italy’s Guardia di Finanza (Financial Police), or GdF, is set to be the launch customer for the military version of Leonardo’s AW169 4.8-metric-ton, twin-engine, medium utility helicopter. The agency is ordering 22 AW169Ms, Leonardo announced Nov. 12. The €280 million ($320 million) contract...
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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