Leonardo-Finmeccanica to establish Algerian production lines

Leonardo-Finmeccanica has entered into an industrial and trade partnership agreement with the Algerian Ministry of National Defence to set up a helicopter production line in Algeria.

The production facility, to be built in Aïn Arnat, will produce three different Leonardo-Finmeccanica light and medium helicopters.

Production will initially focus on transport, medical evacuation, surveillance and control roles.

As part of the agreement a joint company will be established that will also provide repair and overhaul, as well as training. A key feature of the agreement will will support the development of high technology capabilities in aeronautical material production.

Alud Davies

After setting up and running the BizJetBlogger website, Alud Davies joined Corporate Jet Investor / Helicopter Investor in January 2014 as Editor-at large

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