PNP’s Airbus H125 helicopter arrives

Security & Defense

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.