Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters with Leonardo-Finmeccanica.
The signing was held in Islamabad yesterday in the presence of the H.E. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo. The contract is part of a fleet renewal programme spread over several batches including a logistic support and training package.
The AW139s, deliveries of which are expected in 2017, will be used to perform search and rescue across the nation.
A total of 11AW139s are already in service in Pakistan, with 5 aircraft operated for Government relief and transportation duties.
The AW139 can perform a wide range of roles including government missions, EMS, SAR, executive/private and government transport, law enforcement, utility and offshore transport.
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Leonardo announced Monday that the Government of Pakistan will introduce into service an undisclosed number of additional AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility, passenger transport and emergency medical service operations across the nation
Pakistan has ordered an undisclosed number of additional AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters. The aircraft will be used to perform utility, SAR (Search and Rescue) and EMS (Emergency Medical Service) operations across the nation
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Pakistan has signed a contract with Leonardo-Finmeccanica for an undisclosed number of AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters to be used for transport and EMS missions. This event sets a major milestone for Leonardo and further expands the already successful presence of the AW139 and other models in the Country
Leonardo-Finmeccanica has conducted trials of its AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin-engine helicopter in Pakistan. The trials showed hot and high altitude performance and mission capabilities the trials
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