Croatian Police orders an AW139 helicopter

AgustaWestland has announced that the Croatian Police has placed an order for one AW139 helicopter.

This will be the first AW139 in Croatia and replaces an older helicopter following a competitive tender issued by the Croatian Ministry of Interior.

The helicopter will be used on border and maritime patrol missions.

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The project is co-financed with EU Internal Security Funds 2014/2020. The helicopter will be operated mainly in border control operations, including maritime tasks. The contract includes a significant training package, including the licensing of six pilots and 13 technicians.

Terry Spruce

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