Leonardo Completed the Delivery of 'Wildcats' to Korea

Leonardo Completed the Delivery of 'Wildcats' to Korea 22 December, 2016

The final batch of AW159 Wildcat helicopters has been delivered to the Republic of Korea. An official from Leonardo’s helicopter devision confirmed the delivery on 22 December, revealing the handover were realized in late November. The first batch was delivered in June, 2016. AW159 shipborne anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters has a maximum take-off weight of 6 thousand kgs, and can reach a top speed of 168 knots. Powered by two LHTEC CTS800-4N turboshaft engines, the Wildcats can be equipped with lightweight torpedoes and depth charges. 

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