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AW119Ke Added to Finnish Order

By Staff Writer | March 1, 2010
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Public Service / Patrol

Finland’s Border Guard has purchased a fourth AW119Ke for police and special ops missions. The helicopters will come with a law enforcement package similar to this NYPD AW119Ke in the homeland security configuration.

he Finnish Border Guard has purchased another AgustaWestland AW119Ke. The border guard chose the helicopter model in 2008 as part of a fleet modernization and enhancement program, placing orders for three AW119Kes. AgustaWestland plans to deliver the first three helicopters in third quarter 2010. All four helicopters will perform various missions, including border patrol, special operations and firefighting. Each will come equipped with a law enforcement package, including night vision goggles (NVGs). (From March 2010 Rotorcraft Report)


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