Navy to acquire 3 Italian-made helicopters, says chief

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

Three new AW 139 utility helicopters will be based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, will double the capacity of the navy's air unit. – Twitter pic, March 28, 2022.

THE navy (TLDM) will receive three Italian-made maritime operations helicopters in April and September as scheduled, navy chief Mohd Reza Mohd Sany said today.

The AW 139 utility helicopter is equipped with an RDR 1700A search radar and a 12.7mm engine.

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