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Piaggio Aerospace receives Italian MoD contract

23rd December 2019 - 15:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Piaggio Aerospace will support Italian Army CH-47F helicopter engines under a €50 million contract awarded by the Italian Ministry of Defence announced on 18 December.

The company will provide technical-logistic support for the 55-L-714 engine - designed by Honeywell – that powers the Italian Army’s Chinook helicopters.

The nine-year agreement will ensure spare parts and spare engines for fleet maintenance and efficiency. Piaggio Aerospace will also provide maintenance, repair and overhaul activities, together with technical-logistic support at the various Italian Army’s flight bases.

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