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Quad A 2013: AgustaWestland enters AAS fray

12th April 2013 - 10:16 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Fort Worth


AgustaWestland has launched its offering for the US Army’s Armed Aerial Scout (AAS) programme, the AW169 AAS.

Displayed for the first time during the AAAA 2013 Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, the platform is based on a design that the company has been working on for the commercial and military market, and is the first military outing for the aircraft.

‘The 169 programme has its genesis around three years ago and it’s culminated with four aircraft flying. This will lead to certification in 2014,’ Tony Duthie, head of marketing development at AgustaWestland, told Shephard. ‘From the

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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