Yunnan Police orders a AW139

The Yunnan Provincial Police Department has placed an order for one AW139 helicopter.

The aircraft will be used for law enforcement, border patrol, special operations, and utility missions in the region. The helicopter is expected to enter service in 2016.

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Yunnan Province is the most southwestern province in China, bordering Vietnam, Laos and Burma.

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