Leonardo unit PZL-idwidnik received an order from the Polish Ministry of Defense for 32 AW149 helicopters. The Many roles Helicopters will be assembled by PZL-Swedish For delivery in Poland between 2023 and 2029. IIncluding Logistics, training, and simulatorsThe deal is worth 1.84 billion.
Helicopters from Poland will be kitted for missions such as evacuating casualties, searching and rescuing in combat operations, and transporting goods and supplies. Installed equipment will include surveillance systems, small arms, guided / unguided rockets and missiles, and self-defense systems. Weapons can be installed in the cabin or on the external hard points of the helicopter.
Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo said: “The agreement signed today is a continuation of our commitment to Poland’s commitment to the local helicopter plant and the Polish supply chain to facilitate the Polish industry. Proud to contribute to the continued growth of security and to strengthen the basic industrial capabilities for the resilience and sovereignty of the country. “