AgustaWestland signs agreement with OPK Oboronprom

AgustaWestland AW139
For the first time a Russian aerospace company is to assemble western helicopters.

AgustaWestland of Italy has struck a deal with OPK Oboronprom. The Italian firm says there is growing demand in the CIS for its AW139 twin-engine helicopter.

The agreement was signed at the Farnborough International Airshow.