AgustaWestland EH-101 / AW.101
On April 26, 2019 in Świdnik, a contract for the purchase of four helicopters, AW.101, for the Navy of the Republic of Poland was signed at the Leonardo aviation plant. The contract value is PLN 1.65 billion gross. Helicopters will be used to fight submarines (ZOP tasks) and to conduct search and rescue operations in combat conditions (CSAR tasks). The machines will be completely equipped and armed. Helicopters are to be delivered by the end of 2022. In addition to helicopters, a training and logistics package as well as medical equipment will be provided. The purchased logistic package includes a stock of spare and operating parts as well as technical equipment for servicing helicopters. The training package includes comprehensive training of pilots and technical personnel.
Written by Karol Placha Hetman