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Pakistan Selects the AW139 for SAR Role


The Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters with deliveries starting in 2017


Pakistan Selects the AW139 for SAR Role

An Italian Air Force AW139M / HH-139A



Leonardo, May 24, 2016 - Leonardo-Finmeccanica announced today that Government of Pakistan has signed a contract for an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopters.

The signing was held in Islamabad in 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.

This contract marks a significant achievement for Leonardo-Finmeccanica in Pakistan, further expanding the already successful presence of the AW139 helicopter in-country.

A total of 11 AW139s are already in service in Pakistan, with 5 aircraft operated for Government relief and transportation duties.


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