Throughout the history of flight, armed forces around the world have benefitted from the aircraft designed and manufactured by Leonardo’s UK aeronautics engineering excellence. Our AW101 Merlin and AW159 Wildcat helicopters are currently performing a wide range of multi-role and naval operations for the British Army and the Royal Navy.
The AW159 twin-engine multi-mission military helicopter is capable of autonomous detection, identification and attack of Land and Naval targets, featuring state-of-the-art avionics and mission systems for excellent crew situational awareness, along with complete suite of self-protection measures facilitating rapid tactical assessment in any theatre of operations.
The AW101 is the most advanced, versatlie and capable multi-role helicopter available today, featuring sophisticated avionics and mission systems, coupled with long range and endurance. It provides operational persistence for all missions.
Leonardo provides Integrated Operational Support for the Wildcat, Merlin and Apache AH Mk.1 helicopter fleets of the UK Armed Forces, as well as the AW101 SAR helicopters for the Royal Norwegian Air Force. Our comprehensive support and maintenance services improve the levels of operational output while delivering continuous improvement to reduce through life costs.