Saturday, February 1, 2014
Norway SAR Program Picks AgustaWestland AW101 Fleet
|Norway has ordered 16 AW101s for its SAR program.|
Under the contract, Norway has options to purchase six further aircraft. AgustaWestland will equip the fleet with an advanced SAR package, including a multi-panel surveillance radar system from Selex ES, two rescue hoists and a fully integrated avionics and mission system.Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2017. The Norwegian Air Force will operate the helicopters.