Bangladesh Navy Orders Two AW109 Power Maritime Helicopters

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  1. prajapati

    prajapati Regular Member

    Feb 18, 2010
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    AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce the award of a contract by the Bangladesh Navy for two AW109 Power maritime helicopters. The helicopters will be used for a wide range of naval missions including search and rescue, economic zone protection, surface surveillance and maritime security.

    The aircraft will be delivered in 2011 and will be capable of being operated from the frigate BNS Bangabandhu.The contract also includes a comprehensive training package including VFR/IFR conversion for aircrew, initial operational maritime training using an AW109 Power Level-D flight simulator and training for maintenance engineers.

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