Christian Michel, a British national alleged to be a middleman in Indias $500 million AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal has gone missing hours after a Dubai court ordered for his extradition Tuesday. “He (Christian) could not be found since the court ordered his extradition,” Christian Michels lawyer, Amal Alsubei was quoted as saying by NDTV Wednesday
A Pakistans Navy crew member was killed and three others missing on Friday after a Sea King helicopter crashed in the Arabian Sea. The Pakistan Navys Sea King, was on routine operation when it crashed, the Navy said in a statement quoted by local media
The Philippine Navy (PN) will receive its first two AW159 anti-submarine helicopters from AgustaWestland in March next year. The delivery will probably happen in March 2019, PN flag-officer-in-command Vice Admiral Robert Empedrad was quoted as saying by
Pakistan and Turkey have signed an agreement for the sale of 30 Turkish ATAK helicopters to Islamabad. Turkeys Undersecretary of Defence Industries (SSM) Dr
Leonardo has signed a contract for two AW119Kx single engine helicopters plus option for an additional unit for State Border Guard of Latvia The contract also includes customised configuration and aircrew/maintenance technician training services. The aircraft will be delivered from the Companys facility in Philadelphia in 2019 and will perform a wide range of missions including search and rescue (SAR), transport, firefighting and disaster relief; replacing two ageing AB206B Jet Rangers, the company said in a statement Tuesday
The Philippine Navy will receive three Israeli-built Spike ER (extended range) missile systems and two brand-new AgustaWestland AW-159 “Wildcat” anti-submarine helicopters this year. Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) spokesperson Arsenio Andolong was quoted as saying by
Leonardo‘s AW109 Trekker light twin-engine helicopter was issued with type certification by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). Deliveries will start in the first quarter of 2018
Leonardo has won a contract to supply two AW139s for the Italian Coast Guard and six for the Customs and Border Protection Service valued at approximately 112 million euro for delivery by 2020. The Italian Coast Guard has signed a contract for two AW139s to perform search and rescue missions, with deliveries to be completed by the end of 2018, while the Italian Customs and Border Protection Service (Guardia di Finanza) has ordered six to perform patrol operations, with deliveries to be completed by 2020, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo has delivered the first of 16 AW101 all-weather search and rescue helicopters the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Public Security. The aircraft departed Leonardos Yeovil facility on November 17th for Sola Air Base in southern Norway where the aircraft will enter a period of Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) before entering service with the Royal Norwegian Air Force in 2018, the company said in a statement Monday
Leonardo announced Wednesday that the government of Queensland in Australia placed an order for two Agusta Westland AW139 helicopters. The rotorcraft are expected to aid in the country's ability to respond with additional medical services and to conduct search and rescue missions on land or sea
The Argentine Ministry of Defense acquired 20 AugustaWestland AB 206 military helicopters purchased second from Italy. They will be assigned to the Army Aviation Directorate as part of the military capabilities expansion and recovery process
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) of India has issued summons to former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and others over AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter bribery case. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge Arvind Kumar issued the summons, asking them to appear before him on December 20, Economic Times reported Wednesday
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