Defence Helicopter

PREMIUM: Leonardo confident of securing new Wildcat orders

5th February 2021 - 14:45 GMT | by Tim Martin in London

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Leonardo hopes to build on a modest AW159 Wildcat export order record as it pursues 'multiple opportunities' across Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region.

Leonardo wants to put the setback of missing out on a lucrative AW159 Wildcat multirole helicopter contract from South Korea behind it by agreeing additional export orders.

In an estimated $864 million deal, the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) selected the Sikorsky MH-60R ahead of the Wildcat when deciding on ...

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