Italy’s Guardia di Finanza agency has signed for three additional ATR 72MPs – the maritime patrol variant of the turboprop airliner.
Valued at over €150 million ($162 million), including support services, the deal adds to an initial example ordered in 2018.
First delivery is due later this year, with the remaining three aircraft to arrive by 2022.
Alessandro Profumo, chief executive of Leonardo, says: "We are proud that Guardia di Finanza has chosen to rely once again on our ATR 72MP.”
Leonardo is a joint shareholder with Airbus in the ATR programme.
Italy’s air force also operates a pair of ATR 72s configured for maritime patrol missions, which it designates the P-72A.