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05:40 PM, February 12, 2014
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AgustaWestland has won three contracts worth a total 130 million from North and Southeast Asian customers for the supply of 13 helicopters for both government and commercial roles, announced during the Singapore Air Show 2014.

In particular, Weststar Aviation Services of Malaysia signed a contract for ten AW139 helicopters for offshore missions, bringing the total number of AW139s that will be operated by it to 34.

Furthermore, the Chungnam Fire Fighting Department in the Republic of Korea placed an order for one AW139 which will perform fire fighting, search and rescue, emergency medical services (EMS) and utility mission.

Also, AgustaWestland secured orders for two AW109 Power helicopters to be used by the Philippine Navy for a wide range of naval missions including search and rescue, economic zone protection, surface surveillance and maritime security. At present, Philippine Navy uses three aircraft of the said model.

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