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    NEWS | AgustaWestland A109LUH in Nigerian Air Force

    Nigeria Received Two Additional AW109E LUH

    Two AW109E Power in Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) configuration arrived in crates to Nigeria. Will inducted into service during Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Day Celebration next April 27


    Nigeria Received Two Additional AW109E LUH

    Helis, April 24, 2019 - The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has taken delivery of 2 Leonardo AW109E Power attack helicopters, which are currently being assembled for induction during the forthcoming 2019 NAF Day Celebration taking place in Abuja from 27-29 April 2019.

    This was disclosed by the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, today, 22 April 2019, in Maiduguri during a luncheon with troops of the Air Task Force (ATF) Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) to mark the Easter Celebrations.

    Abubakar first announced the acquisition of 4 helicopters last December with the second pair likely to be ordered when funds become available.

    The new Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) aircraft will joined a fleet of five delivered in 2010 with one them lost in an accident in 2017. A sixth AW109E is used in VIP configuration.

    The Nigerian navy also operates six AW109E.

    Aircraft mentioned in this article :
    AgustaWestland A109LUH NAF 576 NAF 577     ( Nigerian Air Force )

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