SASEMAR Orders Three AW139
Sasemar, the Spanish Marine Safety Agency, orders three AB139 medium-twin helicopters in Search and Rescue (SAR) configuration.
AgustaWestland, February 08, 2006 - AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica Company, is pleased to announce that Sasemar, the Spanish Marine Safety Agency, has awarded a contract for three AB139 medium-twin helicopters in Search and Rescue (SAR) configuration.
The Sasemar is the fifth government customer to choose the AB139 for SAR applications, following previous orders by UAE, Oman and Ireland and more recently Estonia.
The Sasemar's AB139 will be used for SAR and water pollution detection missions and it will be equipped with rescue hoist, Forward Looking Infra-Red (FLIR), Search/Weather radar, flotation and a 4 axis autopilot with SAR modes.
Orders for almost 150 AB139s have been placed by customers around world for a wide range of roles including, search and rescue, law enforcement and medical evacuation, offshore transport corporate and VIP transport, making it the best selling helicopter in its class.
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