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

Leonardo Helicopters Press Release | November 15, 2020

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Leonardo welcomes the announcement made by the U.S. Department of Defense to award AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp. a $171 million modification to the previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the U.S. Navy’s Advanced Helicopter Training System. This modification exercises options for the production and delivery of an additional 36 TH-73A aircraft, with work expected to be completed in December 2022 in Philadelphia, Pennyslvania.

The U.S. Department of Defense has exercised options for the production and delivery of an additional 36 TH-73A aircraft. Leonardo Helicopters Photo

In January 2020 Leonardo, through AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corp., was awarded a firm fixed-price contract valued at $176 million for the production and delivery of 32 TH-73A helicopters, initial spares, support and dedicated equipment, and specific pilot and maintenance training services. The TH-73A will be used to train the next generation of student aviators from the US Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard.

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