Leonardo and DTI partner to support AW101 helicopters in Thailand

Leonardo and the Defence Technology Institute (DTI) of Thailand have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to support the AW101 helicopter if it is selected for use by the Thai Armed Forces.

Under the terms of the MoU, the companies will transfer technology and set up helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capabilities in the country.

Leonardo Helicopters UK managing director John Ponsonby said: “It is a great honour to sign this MoU, which has the potential to significantly expand our existing business with the Thai Armed Forces, to reinforce our partnership with the country and to help further develop Thailand’s helicopter MRO capabilities.”

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