AFM set to receive first brand new helicopter

AW139 Armed Forces of Malta
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The Armed Forces of Malta are expecting to take delivery of a brand new Augusta AW139 helicopter at the end of the month.

A first picture of the helicopter was issued today.

It will be the first time in the history of the AFM that it would be taking delivery of a brand new helicopter. Another is on order. Both are co-financed by the EU. The contract for the first helicopter amounted to some €20.3m including the aircraft, spares, ground support and training.

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