December 19, 2013
AgustaWestland signs Norwegian All Weather SAR Helicopter contract for 16 AW101 Helicopters
AgustaWestland has been awarded a contract for 16 AW101 helicopters plus support and training, valued at approximately £1bn (€1.15bn), to meet the Norwegian All Weather SAR Helicopter (NAWSARH) requirement. The contract also includes an option for six further aircraft. Aircraft deliveries to the Royal Norwegian Air Force, who will fly and operate the helicopters, will start in 2017 and continue through to 2020. The aircraft will be assembled at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK.