Italian Air Force Enhances Emergency Response and Homeland Security Capabilities with the Delivery of the First HH-139B Helicopter

17 HH-139Bs, a customised variant of the bestselling AW139, will join 13 HH-139A and four VH-139As by 2021 to carry out missions like SAR, fire -fighting, and Slow Mover Intercept. The HH-139B features new equipment and a configuration to support the Italian Air Force’s duties and grows the fleet of AW139 platforms used by several … More Italian Air Force Enhances Emergency Response and Homeland Security Capabilities with the Delivery of the First HH-139B Helicopter

Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters

Italy’s National Fire Corps receives first two AW139 helicopters, the backbone of the Country’s rescue and emergency response services. The helicopters will carry out search and medical rescue, firefighting and disaster relief with enhanced operational effectiveness from all national bases. The first AW139 of the National Fire Corps is now entering service.  With the delivery … More Italy’s National Fire Corps Receives First Two AW139 Helicopters