AgustaWestland, May 10, 2005 - AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Defence Logistic Organisation, on behalf of Headquarters 2 Group, Royal Air Force Strike Command, accepted the AgustaWestland tender, following a competition, for the provision of a Civil Owned Military Registered (COMR) helicopter Service for 32 (The Royal) Squadron.
This service will provide helicopters from 1 April 2006, to be operated in the VIP and Communications role by 32 (The Royal) Squadron from RAF Northolt.
The AgustaWestland proposal for three A109 Power helicopters marks the first entry of AgustaWestland into the UK COMR market.
The selection of A109 Power for the Civil Owned Military Registered Helicopter Service provides further testimony of the helicopter's competitiveness, versatility and performance.
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32 (The Royal) Squadron Royal Air Force