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Korean navy buys British helicopters

The AgustaWestland AW-159 Lynx Wildcat AH1
The AgustaWestland AW-159 Lynx Wildcat AH1 (photo: Chris Lofting / Wikipedia)

The Korean navy is to buy KRW 589 billion worth of anti-submarine helicopters from AugustaWestland of the UK in preference to a US machine. The contract size is about the same as the Royal Navy’s order of Korean fuel tankers from Daewoo, announced last year.


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