PNP’s Airbus H125 helicopter arrives

The Philippine National Police (PNP)’s first Airbus Helicopters H125 is now in the the Philippines for delivery.

MaxDefense Philippines said the disassembled  helicopter “will be assembled and tested in the Philippines before final acceptance by the PNP.”

The PNP has awarded two contracts to Airbus Helicopters for supply and delivery of 4 single-engine turbine helicopters. The first contract was awarded in December 2017 for 2 helicopters under General Ronald dela Rosa. The second contract was awarded in July 2018 under General Oscar Albayalde.