Since 1985 we have delivered helicopters AW101, AW139 and AW109 in excess of 160 units in Japan. We are proud to serve the demanding requirements of local Government bodies, and for the Japanese Self Defence Force we are suppling IFF systems in partnership with Japan Radio Corporation.

The high technology partner for Japan

The high technology partner for Japan

We are looking forward to provide Japanese clients with tailored, best-in-class solutions. We are willing to continue nurturing and diversifying long term, win-win partnerships with Japanese industries and stakeholders to serve Japan defence, governmental and commercial sector requirements.

Where we are


We have opened an office in Tokyo in 2008 to support our growing helicopters business and we are now expanding with the opening of a Corporate Office scheduled in the first half of 2020 which will support the expansion and diversification of the Leonardo product portfolio in Japan.


Kasumigaseki Common Gate West Tower 24F
3-2-1 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0013 Japan
T: +81-3-5860-9830

For commercial and governmental applications: 
E: daniele.alzetta@leonardo.com

For military applications:
E: andrew.hill@leonardo.com

Our solutions

Helicopter AW169

As the newest member of the Leonardo Helicopter family, the  AW169 exceeds the most demanding certification requirements including FAA, EASA and JCAB standards for performance and safety. The AW169 is perfectly suited to satisfy operational needs of law enforcement, Search & Rescue, disaster relief, emergency medical services and news gathering.  

Helicopter AW189

The 8 tonne class AW189 helicopter is the biggest aircraft of Leonardo helicopters family. The AW189 is a dual use platform which is  ideal for Japanese demanding Search & Rescue, disaster relief, fire-fighting missions.

Cannon calibre 76/62 C and 127/54 C

We have delivered to Japan Maritime Self Defence Force around 50 units of 76/62 C Naval system. Japan Maritime Self Defence Force has adopted 127/54 C gun mount since 1990.  The system has been upgraded over the years and it is today the state-of-the-art medium calibre gun suitable for installation on large and medium size ships, intended for surface and naval gunfire support and anti-aircraft fire role.

Supply of satellite imaging for Earth Observation

Telespazio, through the participated company e-Geos, has service contracts in place with several Governmental Agencies involved in Earth Observation Activities.