AirRyan From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 2532 posts, RR: 5 Posted (5 years 4 months 2 weeks 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 4561 times:
Makes that VH-71 cancellation decision less and less like the most frugal decision....
AgustaWestland today announced that a contract has been signed by the Government of India for the acquisition of twelve AW101 helicopters that will perform government transport duties. The contract, valued at around € 560 million($764 million), includes an extensive five year logistic support service and initial aircrew and technician training.
Shmertspionem From India, joined Aug 2006, 453 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (5 years 4 months 2 weeks 16 hours ago) and read 4056 times:
Not going through too soon
The central vigilance directorate (India's anti corruption police) is probing this deal for alleged malfeasance after complaints by some ruling party MP's who were backing the NH-90. It will ultimately go through because the CVD usually finds no evidence .... but it will take a year or so.