2-Apr-2013 Source: HeliHub.com
Reports from South America are saying that the Peruvian Government has picked the Mil Mi-171 over the EUrocopter AS332L2 Super Puma for their 24 ship requirement for the fight against drug trafficking. The final deal is expected to be signed at a value of $486 million, of which $406 million relates to the helicopters themselves, and the remainder on armaments, equipment and training.
The contract calls for 21 aircraft to be delivered in 2014 and the final three in 2015.
Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com