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PREMIUM: More of the same, please, for Philippine helicopters

9th February 2021 - 02:24 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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The Philippines has its eyes set on more S-70i helicopters, but the exact number varies according to which official one talks to.

Deliveries of 16 Sikorsky S-70i aircraft to the Philippine Air Force (PAF) are not even halfway through, but already the air force has been promised many more of these combat utility helicopters.

Manila announced on 4 February that it was approving the purchase of 15 extra S-70i Black Hawks.

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