Leonardo Helicopters delivers first next-generation Navy TH-73A training helo

By Aidan Quigley / June 10, 2021 at 3:03 PM
Leonardo Helicopters delivered the first next-generation TH-73A training helicopter to the Navy today, marking a significant step for a program which is Leonardo's first as a prime contractor. The Navy awarded Leonardo $347 million in contracts for 58 TH-73As, with options for up to 130 helicopters. Andrew Gappy, Leonardo’s director of Navy, Marine Corps and federal programs, told Inside Defense he trained on the legacy TH-57 platform when he was learning to become a Marine Corps pilot nearly 30...

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