Thursday, October 1, 2009
Rotorcraft Report: Korea’s Police Agency Orders AW119Ke
AgustaWestland and UI International have received an order for an eight-seat AW119Ke from the Korea National Police Agency (NPA). The agreement, awarded through Korean Public Procurement Services, is part of an ongoing modernization program for the police unit’s fleet.
The AW119Ke will join two AW109s in the NPA fleet. It comes equipped with a searchlight for law enforcement missions and cargo hook for utility operations. UI Group subsidiary UI Helicopter will provide services in Korea for the NPA helicopter through its AgustaWestland customer support facility.