ASN(RDA) Geurts visits TH-73A facility

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN(RDA)) James Geurts visited the Leonardo Helicopters manufacturing facility in Philadelphia on June 26 to get a firsthand look at the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) under production.

The TH-73A will improve pilot training and skills by using current cockpit technologies and a modernized training curriculum. The AHTS skills-based approach to training, with just-in-time methodology that incorporates modern technology, will ensure Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Rotary Wing Aviators are ready to meet challenges faced in the fleet.

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ASN(RDA) Geurts gets firsthand look at new helo trainer

Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition (ASN(RDA)) James Geurts visited the Leonardo Helicopters manufacturing facility in Philadelphia on June 26 to get a firsthand look at the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) under production.

The TH-73A will improve pilot training and skills by using current cockpit technologies and a modernized training curriculum. The AHTS skills-based approach to training, with just-in-time methodology that incorporates modern technology, will ensure Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Rotary Wing Aviators are ready to meet challenges faced in the fleet.

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