Italian Army gets NH90 TTH Helicopter
mission flexibility allows its users to perform additional roles such as internal/external load transport, heliborne operations, special operations, search and rescue, casualties evacuation and training missions.
AgustaWestland announced that the first NH90 tactical transport helicopter (TTH) in final operational capability (FOC) configuration for the Italian Army has been delivered recently at AgustaWestland's Venice Tessera plant in the presence of Gen. Giangiacomo Calligaris, Commander of Italian Army Aviation, and Gen. Francesco Langella, ARMAEREO.
This delivery brings to 21 the number of NH90 TTHs delivered to the Italian Army from an order for 60. This latest delivery marks another major milestone for the Italian Army NH90 programme. Five aircraft currently deployed in Afghanistan have now flown 470 flight hours with outstanding performance, reliability and mission effectiveness in the extreme and demanding environmental, weather and operational conditions there.
The NH90 TTH variant is a 11-tonne class helicopter configured to perform tactical transport missions in all environments by day and night. The NH90 TTH helicopter's