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LIMA 2017: AW139 enforces law in Malaysia

24th March 2017 - 08:30 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Langkawi

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The Air Wing of the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) publicly exhibited half of its fleet of AW139s at the LIMA 2017 exhibition in Langkawi, Malaysia.

The police received two white-and-red-painted AW139s last November, the fruit of a $32.5 million contract between the Malaysian government and Galaxy Helicopters signed in October 2015.

The RMP, and Leonardo Helicopters, expect a contract for four additional AW139s to be placed, although no formal tender process has yet been initiated.

In fact, according to an RMP pilot that spoke to Shephard , Prime Minister Najib Razak promised a fifth helicopter when he was attending

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Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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