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Leonardo and the Italian Secretariat General of Defence/National Armaments Directorate sign the C-27J Acquisition Contract for Slovenia

Issue 113 - April 2022

Leonardo and the Directorate for Air Armaments and Airworthiness of the Italian Secretariat General of Defence/National Armaments Directorate signed yesterday the Acquisition Contract for the supply of one C-27J to the Slovenian Ministry of Defence, additional equipment for aero-medical operations, training services and integrated logistic support for two years. 

The contract follows the framework of the Italy-Slovenia Government-to-Government (G2G) Agreement signed by the Italian Minister of Defence, Lorenzo Guerini, and the Slovenian Minister of Defence, Matej Tonin, on 17 November 2021, and it is aimed at reinforcing the bilateral collaboration between the two countries. Lucio Valerio Cioffi, General Manager of Leonardo, said: “We welcome the completion of the contractual phase of the G2G initiative between Italy and Slovenia with this latest step. The C-27J Spartan is the most effective solution to meet the stringent requirement set by the collaboration between the two governments.”