AgustaWestland has received an order from the Republic of Korea’s Public Procurement Service and Chungnam Fire Fighting Department, for one AW139. This helicopter will perform firefighting, search and rescue (SAR), emergency medical services (EMS) and utility mission in support of the Chungnam community. The helicopter is scheduled for delivery in the second half of 2015.
Chungnam Province’s AW139 will be fitted with a wide range of role equipment including a four-axis auto pilot, Bambi bucket, searchlight, dedicated EMS suite, fast roping fittings and rescue hoist. The four-screen glass cockpit will also be equipped for night vision goggle (NVG) operations.
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