GVH Aerospace AeroStretcher Mk IV Equips Italian Guardia di Finanza ATR 72-600MP Maritime Patrol Aircraft
- Jul 1, 2020
GVH Aerospace and its Italian partner and distributor, M.P.G. Instruments s.r.l. are pleased to be selected by Leonardo to supply the AeroStretcher® Mk IV Modular Aeromedical System for the Italian Guardia di Finanza ATR 72-600MP aircraft. The AeroStretcher® Mk IV system provides the Guardia di Finanza’s ATR 72-600MP with a rapid role change capability to convert the aircraft into aeromedical evacuation role. The Guardia di Finanza is Italy’s primary agency for suppressing the illegal drug trade and smuggling, and it’s fleet of aircraft were heavily involved in the Italian Government’s COVID-19 response.
The Guardia di Finanza will acquire a fleet of four ATR 72-600MP aircraft, the first of which was delivered with the AeroStretcher® Mk IV system in late 2019. The remaining aircraft will be delivered between 2020 and 2022.
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