AgustaWestland2014-07-14 09:10:00

Ugandan police Orders a GrandNew and a W-3A Sokol Helicopter for Law Enforcement

AgustaWestland announced that the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Uganda has placed an order for a GrandNew light twin and one W-3A Sokol intermediate twin engine helicopter. These aircraft, which are to be delivered in 2015, will be operated by the Uganda Police to perform law enforcement missions across the nation.

The contract was awarded to PZL-Swidnik, an AgustaWestland company, following a rigorous evaluation process against the demanding requirements of the customer and includes a comprehensive training and support package. The GrandNew, which will be assembled at the AgustaWestland plant in Vergiate, Italy, was chosen for its unparalleled performance and advanced technology providing superior mission capabilities and safety in adverse operating conditions. The GrandNew will be equipped with a cargo hook, search light and loud speaker system. The W-3A Sokol, the most cost-effective aircraft in its weight category will be assembled at the PZL-Swidnik facility in Swidnik, Poland. This aircraft will be equipped with a cargo hook, rescue hoist, search light, loudspeaker system, rappelling kit, FLIR and provisions for firefighting equipment and an emergency floatation system.

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