Government signs search and rescue helicopter contract

The Norwegian government has today signed the contract with AgustaWestland for the delivery of 16 new all-weather search and rescue (SAR) helicopters. Acquiring new rescue helicopters will be of major significance for the next 30 to 40 years and will substantially improve the Norwegian search and rescue service.

The Minister of Justice and Public Security, Mr. Anders Anundsen, and CEO of AgustaWestland, Mr. Daniele Romiti, signs the contract.

Photo: Terje Rakke.

Minister of Justice and Public Security Anders Anundsen


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