Pakistan Navy received seven refurbished Westland Sea King helicopters from the UK in a formal handover ceremony Thursday.
In an official press release by the Pakistani High Commission in London, the formal handing over ceremony was attended by Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the UK Syed Ibne Abbas, the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s representative Christopher Bob Richardson and Pakistan Navy officials.
The contract for purchase of 7 helicopters was signed last year. A separate contract was signed with Vector Aerospace for maintenance of the aircraft before being shipped to Pakistan later this year.
The aircraft are expected to be shipped to Pakistan later this year.
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