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Australian Army receives first leased AW139

18th May 2021 - 01:31 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch


The Australian Army will lease three AW139 helicopters from Helicorp. (ADF)

The Australian Army is leasing Leonardo helicopters in order to cover a capability shortfall from the MRH90 fleet.

The Australian Army launched into uncharted waters with the arrival of its first leased helicopter – a Leonardo AW139 – on the last day of April.

The army will lease three AW139s from Helicorp, which is trading as Toll Helicopters, under Plan Corella, a programme also known formally as the Army Interim ...

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