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Friday, March 9, 2012

First Italian HH-139A Begins Operations

The Italian Air Force has incorporated the first of 10 AgustaWestland HH-139As into its fleet. The helicopters will conduct combat search and rescue (CSAR) missions along with existing HH-212s and HH-3Fs in service.

AgustaWestland plans to hand over the remaining nine HH-139s, which are based on the AW139M, by the end of 2012.
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